Tag: Aconitum

Early warning tips on edible risks of Aconitum plants by the office of food safety committee of Yuxi Municipal People’s Government
By: Date: 2021-12-02 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,

As the weather gradually turns cold, residents in some areas of our city often have the”tonic” eating habit of cooking Aconitum and aconite in autumn and winter, and Aconitum poisoning gradually enters a high incidence period. Aconitum plants such as Aconitum, aconite and aconite tablets contain Aconitum alkaloids, which are highly toxic to human heart and can lead to arrhythmia and even death. It is difficult to destroy their toxicity by ordinary processing methods. In order to effectively prevent and control the occurrence of such poisoning events and ensure the health and life safety of the people, the early warning prompt of consumption risk of Aconitum plants is hereby issued.

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You should know these things to prevent and control foodborne diseases!
By: Date: 2020-12-23 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,

Food-borne diseases caused by norovirus occur throughout the year, with a high incidence in winter. The infection targets are mainly adults and school-age children, and most of them appear as outbreaks in schools, families, hospitals, communities, military, kindergartens, and tourist areas. In the United States, 60-90%of all non-bacterial diarrhea outbreaks are caused by norovirus every year. The Netherlands, Britain, Japan, Australia and other developed countries have similar results. In developing countries, norovirus often causes outbreaks. In 1995, my country reported the first case of norovirus infection. In recent years, there have been outbreaks of norovirus food-borne diseases in varying degrees across the country.

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