Sunday, January 29, 2023

Kemikal sa Noodles nga Makapasakit sang Ulo, Gina-Imbestigahan na sang FDA

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Gina imbestigahan na sang Food and Drug Administration (FDA), ang mataas nga level sang “ethylene oxide” nga gina alegar, yara mismo sa Lucky Me noodles.

Una diri, nag isyu sang “safety warnings” ang gobyerno sang Ireland, France kag Malta, batuk sa Lucky Me noodles kag ginpaandaman ang mga pumuluyo nga indi magkonsumo sang produkto, bangud sang nasambit nga kemikal.

Ang ethylene oxide, isa ka volatile gas, nga may mahumot nga baho, apang pwede ini nga mangin tunaan sang pagsakit sang ulo, paglingin sang ulo kag pagsuka,diarrhea, pagbudlay sang pag ginhawa, pagkatuyo,pagpalangluya, pagpalangapoy kag iban pa, base sa impormasyon nga nakuha sa National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) website.

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Sa karon gina “verify” na sang Food and Drug Administration (FDA), pinaagi sa ila proseso, kon bala matuod ang alegasyon batuk sa Lucky me noodles.

Statement of DOH undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire:

“Ito po ay tinitignan na ngayon ng Food and Drug Administration, ito pong type nitong pagkain na ito na atin pong pinapa-hold muna because of apparently — apparent pa lang po ito dahil it is under investigation. Kailangan pa ho natin ive-verify ‘yan base po sa gagawing proseso ng ating Food and Drug Administration,”

“We just want to be very sure kaya po tayo ay nagmo-monitor ng ganito and it is a very good thing that our surveillance, processes, and systems are in place because nakita po natin ito, na-detect, and we are able to stop our kababayan na ma-consume itong mga produkto na ito.”

by: Sunshine Lacson

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Shiela G. Gelera
Shiela G. Gelera
Shiela G. Gelera is a Bacolod City/Negros Occidental-based journalist who has covered various beats since she started her media career in 2013 up to the present. She had worked with the oldest local daily newspaper in the Visayas before she hopped into the broadcast industry. Currently the news director of Radyo Bandera Sweet FM Bacolod. Aside from being with the local media outfit, she is also a news stringer for a national media network and a story contributor for a local news daily in Bacolod.

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