Jinzhou City Market Supervision Bureau issued tips on food safety consumption during the Lantern Festival
By: Date: 2021-02-26 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,
   The annual Lantern Festival is coming soon. Yuanxiao (Tangyuan) has always been one of the main consumer foods during the Lantern Festival. Recently, Jinzhou City Market Supervision Administration issued a reminder on food safety consumption during the Lantern Festival, reminding consumers to pay attention when purchasing and eating Lantern Festival (Tangyuan):
  One, it’s important to buy carefully
   When consumers buy Lantern Festival (tangyuan) in regular food sales places such as supermarkets, they need to carefully check whether the packaging is complete and sealed. They should choose the packaging bag with not much ice residue, uniform color, bright, no obvious adhesion, complete shape, no Products with cracks, obvious cracks or de-powdering phenomenon, and carefully read the food label information, such as:food name, ingredient list, net content and specifications, name, address and contact information of the producer and distributor, production date and shelf life, storage Conditions, food production license number, product standard code and other label content. Do not buy or consume unlabeled or incomplete label information, unclear content, cover up, reprint or tamper with the label of Lantern Festival (Tang Yuan).
   According to the requirements of relevant national standards, the label of Lantern Festival (Tang Yuan) will also provide nutritional ingredients, which are generally indicated in the form of a table. The nutrient composition table should indicate the content of at least 5 elements (energy, protein, fat, carbohydrate, sodium) and their percentage in the nutrient reference value (NRV). Consumers can choose to eat according to the nutrient reference value and their own conditions.
  Second, careful storage is more appropriate
  In accordance with the requirements of relevant regulations, the storage conditions are marked on the label of the pre-packaged Lantern Festival (Tang Yuan). For example, quick-frozen Lantern Festival (Tangyuan) is generally required to be stored at -18°C, no matter when you purchase the product or after the purchase, you should ensure that the product is stored under the conditions indicated on the label, and should not be stored in a refrigerated environment for a long time. In addition, home-made Lantern Festival (Tangyuan) can be divided into small portions and placed in the refrigerator to be frozen in time to avoid cross-contamination.
  3. Reasonable consumption is healthier
  Consumers can choose Lantern Festival (Dumplings) according to their own preferences and according to the taste and nutritional content indicated on the pre-package. The content of sugar and oil in Yuanxiao (tangyuan) is relatively high, which is not easy to digest. Too much consumption at one time may cause stomach upset. The sticky glutinous rice of Yuanxiao (Tangyuan) becomes hard and tastes worse after cooling. It is best to eat hot and in moderation. Especially the elderly and children with relatively weak digestive system should pay more attention to the consumption. Patients with special diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases should be cautious in eating; in addition, eat some vegetables or protein-rich ones before eating Yuanxiao (tangyuan) Food helps to reduce the blood sugar response after meals.
   Jinzhou City Market Supervision and Administration Bureau reminds consumers that when purchasing Yuanxiao (Tangyuan), they should pay attention to keeping shopping receipts in order to effectively protect their legal rights. If you encounter food safety issues, please call 12315 to make a complaint.