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Food preservatives: Truly safe for Consumers'​health?

Nowadays, along with the development of technology and population, the Food industry is becoming the biggest and irreplaceable Industry. As the result of it, food started to be expanded, the Asian people could taste Specialties from Europe. A fresh cake or frozen meat could travel all around the world, introducing the national culture to the world which is turning out so small.

Have you ever wondered how canned goods or cake boast an expiration date months or even years?

The problem is that with rich nutrient ingredients, fresh cake only could preserve in a few days maximum. If we want to export cake, expiry date should be in a few months minimum. At first, for lengthening the shelf life of the product, the food producer add Chemical Food preservatives, which is supposed to be safe for consumers, to the cake.

Are Preservatives Safe to Eat?

However, according FDA, these Chemical Food Preservatives are only safe if the quantity "doesn't exceed the amount required to accomplish its intended physical, nutritional, and technical effect in food" and some of preservatives will be considered to be harmful if the quantity is beyond their permissible level. And also the permissible lever might be changed over the time until the scientists find out their new research results.

Because the risk of Chemical Food Preservatives, the Food producer started to consider new one - Natural preservatives. These preservatives are act as antimicrobials, which are important because they prevent food from spoiling from microbes, per the FDA. These microbes include bacteria, yeast and mold and can lead to serious, even life-threatening, foodborne illnesses.

Some additives found harmful to people or animals can still be allowed in foods, but only at the level of 1/100 of the amount that is considered harmful.

There's a reason to feel somewhat cautious about preservatives is that "Some research shows that certain preservatives can be carcinogenic at high levels and that others can interfere with gut health and absorption," Therefore, there are so many reasons for us to worry about the food quality and its harm to our health if it use preservatives.

 

 

What is the solution which can both preserve food and totally be safe for health?

In these years, using Oxygen Absorber for preserving food is becoming trending preservations with a large number of reasons as below:

First of all, Oxygen Absorbers are used to remove oxygen from within a sealed environment, creating a nitrogen environment for long-term food storage. They protect dry foods from insect damage and help preserve product quality. They are used when dry foods are packaged in sealed containers. By that way, food could be preserved fresh longer.

In addition, this product materials are mostly natural origin so it is so safe for environment. While environment is damaged by human so ecofriendly product will be our future

And the most important point is that this product is OUT OF FOOD but still could protect the food. Therefore, it is reason why it is safe for consumers' health because DO NOT EAT oxygen absorber but only eat the food naturally.

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