The hottest reminder to buy Edible oil is to look

2022-08-02
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Reminder: when buying edible oil, first look at the label

recently, some careful consumers found that there was a small label on the bottle of edible oil, which clearly marked whether the product contained genetically modified ingredients and the production process. This label is not the originality of the manufacturer, but comes from the mandatory national standards for peanut oil and soybean oil jointly issued by the National Standards Committee and the State Food Administration

the new standard for edible oil, which was formally implemented on May 1, not only limits the acid value, smoke point and other indicators of edible oil, but also clearly puts forward the requirements that the edible soybean oil and peanut oil products produced and sold in China must be clearly marked with the source of raw materials and the identification of processing technology

"the publication of the new standard reminds people to pay more attention to the safety and nutrition of food, especially edible oil, and also reflects the government's attention to consumers' right to know. Whether to change the working conditions of the experimental machine on the edible oil packaging 2. Introduction: marking the process category and genetically modified components has been debated in the industry for many years, and the relevant national departments have not made a decision on this. The recent introduction of this standard is not a small progress in terms of food safety and health, or the protection of consumers' right to know

The new standard not only stipulates the source of product raw materials, but also specifies a problem that is often ignored by consumers, that is, the production process of edible oil. Nowadays, the barreled edible oil sold in the market is basically the same in color. If it is not noted, most people do not know the difference

 at present, there are two production processes for edible oil: pressing method and leaching method. The vast majority of peanut oil in the domestic market uses the "pressing method", while most soybean salad oil uses the "leaching method". The pressing method is to separate the oil directly from the oil by physical pressure. The whole process does not involve any chemical additives, so as to ensure that the former company's business is safe, hygienic, pollution-free and the natural nutrition is not damaged. The leaching method uses solvent oil (No. 6 light gasoline) to fully soak the oil raw materials and extract them at high temperature. It is processed through the "six removal" process (i.e. degreasing, degumming, dehydration, decolorization, deodorization and deacidification). Its biggest characteristics are high oil yield and low production cost, which is one of the reasons why the price of salad oil is generally lower than that of pressed oil

as for the different characteristics of pressed oil and extracted oil, which oil is more beneficial to human health? In this regard, wangjunzi, Secretary General of China vegetable oil industry association, said that from the perspective of safety and environmental protection, pressed oil has an advantage in comparison because it can maintain the original nutrition of raw materials and the relatively pure quality of oil. However, the leached oil is usually found in salad oil, and the soybean salad oil in China is basically made by leaching process. This process has been used in the world for more than 100 years. It is difficult to say clearly that the creep resistance at high temperature is the best of all thermoplastic engineering plastics. In the past, the first and second grade oil had colloidal, organic impurities and other residues, which caused carcinogenesis to human body, but now the first grade oil is equivalent to the old standard salad oil in the past; The current secondary oil is equivalent to the old standard high-grade cooking oil; The current grade III oil is equivalent to the grade I oil of the old standard; The current grade IV oil is equivalent to the old standard grade II oil. Since more than 70% of soybean salad oil in China contains genetically modified ingredients, it is difficult to match people's consumption psychology from the perspective of people's pursuit of the natural environmental protection goal of edible oil

"transgenic" in edible oil according to the introduction of the bioscience department, transgenic is the use of genetic engineering technology to artificially implant the gene of one organism into another organism, so that its genetic properties, nutritional quality and consumption quality can be changed in line with people's wishes. Its main component is protein

 in the whole biological community, there is no final conclusion whether GM food is beneficial or harmful. From the perspective of food nutrition safety, there is no evidence that genetically modified food is harmful to human health, and there is no food safety dispute caused by it. However, many experts are still cautious. Most experts believe that it is necessary to further study the possible negative impact of such food on health and environment. Mankind has learned from many similar lessons that science is a double-edged sword, so the security of this new thing has always been questioned by people

 for this, the common practice in foreign countries is to directly mark the food ingredients (whether they contain GM) to express the consumers. In the United States, Britain and other developed countries, the price of genetically modified food is generally 1/3 of that of non genetically modified food, and the customers are mostly low-income groups such as overseas students. At present, the EU has formulated a series of regulations on the production and sale of genetically modified food, requiring that the gene change shall not exceed 1% of the total gene amount, and also requiring relevant international institutions to conduct scientific experiments on the harmlessness of genetically modified food and its impact on the environment, and assess its toxicity and impact on the environment

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edible oil should be eaten every day. It is the freedom of consumers to choose which method to produce edible oil. It is undoubtedly the most negative way for the government to leave the decision-making power to the consumers themselves. I believe that consumers can also make their own judgments. Of course, the most important criterion is health

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