In mid-March 2010, Dong Lion civil environmental agencies where two famous hotels in Beijing, the "old side of dumplings" and "Dong Lai Shun lamb" consumption, packaging will be followed by lunch boxes sent to a professional testing organization.
Startling results: Although the two hotels used by manufacturers of different meal, but tests showed they hexane evaporated residues were 20 times more than the national standard, while the acetic acid evaporated residues were exceeded by nearly 150 times. This means that if a long time in full bloom with this meal containing oil and vinegar,bamboo furniture food, people will "eat up 1 / 3 of the meal." ("China Youth Daily," March 24)
In recent years, although people concerned about the quality of the food itself, greatly enhanced the awareness of safety, bamboo kitchen but ignored their food packaging safety go hand in hand. It is because of the safety of food packaging has been producers, ignored by regulators and consumers, resulting in a variety of food packaging food contamination incidents repeated. Who, then, the wanton rampage on the market of toxic food packaging responsible?
First, the consumers themselves to ignore the safety of food packaging. From the perspective of food safety, food packaging, migration of harmful substances will be a direct threat to the food, causing food insecurity. bamboo flooring However, according to experts, food packaging materials is actually equivalent to a "hidden additives." Packaging materials of life may contain many toxic and hazardous substances, but release of these harmful substances and migration of mostly hidden, chronic, non-visible, and some need a certain temperature, humidity and other conditions, so often overlooked.
Secondly, the absence of regulation of food packaging. With respect to food safety supervision itself, the loose regulation of food packaging is clearly lacking. China requires that all food businesses must obtain production licenses, but in the packaging business, the company currently only implemented on the plastic packaging market access system. Ceramics, glass, metal, rubber, bamboo products, such as a wide variety of food packaging materials, most have not implemented or enforced market access system. What is more worrying is that, even though the market access system has been incorporated (mainly plastics) in food containers, packaging products are not well to "permit" follow-up supervision. Although the AQSIQ issued a "food paper packaging, containers and other products, market access, the notice", but because of the lack of mandatory enforcement, most of the food paper products manufacturing enterprises of the negative treatment, still under the original conditions of production food packaging production.
Finally, there is food packaging oversight of the law. In fact, China's "Food Safety Law" has long been the production of food and food related products business into a separate market access system. Be incorporated into food packaging containers and other large areas of food security is undoubtedly a big step forward. However, experts still see the country from which the neglect of food packaging: "I feel packaging or accessories, involving fewer terms, provisions are not clear enough." Moreover, in Europe, America, Japan and other countries, food packaging is equivalent to food, environmental requirements and penalties based on the production line, which is not in the food safety law reflected. I fear that if the law is not clearly reflected in the "food packaging safety equivalent to food safety," the new philosophy, "people will eat 1 / 3 of the lunch boxes," the event will be repeated.
"Your Food Safe? Package is qualified to look at it!" This is often Canada Food Inspection Agency warned consumers of the word. Indeed, food safety, food packaging unsafe unspeakable. In China, perhaps because of too much food to their problems, the authorities also difficult to take into account the food packaging, containers and other quality and safety issues. But in fact, they have become an inseparable whole problem. Hope that relevant departments should establish "equivalent food safety food packaging safety" concept, strengthening supervision of food quality and safety of packaging for food safety lock more and more people's health plus a lock.