Disposable chopsticks, plastic wrap, fast food boxes, beverage bottles, popcorn barrels...... For the meaning and knowledge of these food related products, Shanghai nearly three into the public do not understand. Municipal Quality Supervision Bureau announced yesterday that "food related products for public safety awareness survey results, 17 districts in the city of 6117 people participated in the survey, and they have nearly three adults in the purchase of food related products without leaving any accidental packaging quality and safety information; 63.9% of the people in the purchase not specifically to buy QS logo on the products.
For food packaging materials will have an impact on food safety, there are nearly four into the respondents said they do not know, the majority of people in the presence of food related products. Among them, the use of the wrong proportion highest is food with a plastic bag overheating, the proportion is as high as 71.4%, followed by is microwave heating melamine tableware and foam lunch boxes containing high temperature frying food, 38.5% and 36.6%, respectively.
Incorrect use of plastic products related to food, to human health. Fudan University School of public health professor Shu Guang Li said that in the market common poly (ethylene terephthalate) (PET) production of beverage bottles, for example, the material heat-resisting performance is poor, once exposure over a long period of time more than 65 DEG C, beverage bottles may precipitate plasticizing agent composition. So whether it is winter placed in high temperature heat insulation box miles long time heating or summer threw sunshine long time exposure in the car, in a drinking bottle beverage may there is a food safety hazard. In addition, oily substances and alcohol than water more easily dissolve plasticizers, it is recommended to consumers in the home not used plastic bottles for containing edible oil and rice wine.On the other hand, polyethylene foam recycling and styrofoam recycling is necessary.
In addition, a lot of people in the food related products of self-protection awareness is relatively weak. According to the survey, 38.7 percent of people meet the quality and safety of food related products will be avowed and hapless, 42.9% of people choose to make a phone call to manufacturers of complaints, only 26.9% of people will choose to appeal to the relevant departments to report. Regulatory appeal, not qualified food related products, both product quality problems, but also may lead to food safety issues, the proposed public found the problem, and actively to the regulatory authorities to report complaints.