Original title: Earth-squeezed peanut oil "pure natural pollution-free"? Not necessarily!
recent years, in some villages in northern Guangdong, all kinds of "earth-pressed" "freshly squeezed" peanut oil has been sought after by city people and tourists. Self-drive into the mountains to play, and then loaded with a trunk of local "original" vegetables, peanut oil back to the city. But are some of the "earth-squeezed pure peanut oil" produced by small workshops really "original pollution-free"? Guangzhou Daily all-media reporters learned yesterday from the Qujiang District People's Court in Shaoguan City, the court recently pronounced a case for people to sound the alarm. Edible peanut oil produced by a local oil mill detected aflatoxin B1 exceeding the standard by 13 times in the sampling! The court sentenced the defendant to one year's imprisonment and a fine of 10,000 yuan for producing and selling food that did not meet the safety standards, and sentenced Cheng to 24,520 yuan in punitive damages.
Production does not meet food safety standards peanut oil 275.5 kg
According to the court heard that as early as July 6, 2017, Cheng a certain in its operation of the oil mill pressed out 200 catties of edible peanut oil, and the price of 12 yuan per catty for external sales. Qujiang District Food and Drug Administration in the production of a certain oil mill 200 kg of edible peanut oil sampling, found that the content of aflatoxin B1 is 262 mg /kg, phthalates d/kg content of 0.66mg/kg, respectively, exceeding the national standard limit of 13 times, more than 2 times, then issued an order to correct the notice. The food and drug regulatory department asked Cheng to immediately stop operations and the sale of edible peanut oil recall, but Cheng did not heed, still carry out peanut oil processing operations.
January 26, 2018, Cheng's oil mill produced another 80 catties of peanut oil and sold it to the outside world at a price of 10 yuan per kilogram. On February 1 of that year, when the Qujiang District Food and Drug Administration inspected again, the remaining peanut oil was only 10 kg. After testing, the remaining peanut oil aflatoxin B1 content of 192 mg/kg, still exceeding the standard.
Qujiang District Food and Drug Administration issued a new order to correct the notice, requiring Cheng to immediately stop processing, operation and immediately recall the production of peanut oil on January 26, 2018, but it still ignored. Cheng a sales of two batches do not meet food safety standards of peanut oil a total of 275.5 kg, the sales price of a total of 3152 yuan.
Food and Drug Administration of Shaoguan City, China, determined that the peanut oil produced by a oil mill contained substances that seriously exceeded the standard limit and were harmful to human health, enough to cause serious food-related diseases. The Qujiang District Prosecutor's Office filed public prosecutions and criminal incidental civil lawsuits with the Qujiang Court respectively.
Qujiang Court held that, in accordance with Article 143 of the Criminal Law of the People's Republic of China, the production and sale of food that does not meet food safety standards, which is sufficient to cause serious food poisoning accidents or other serious food-borne diseases, shall be sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not more than three years or criminal detention, and shall be punished with a fine.
"Earth oil" easy to exceed the standard need to be vigilant
Guangdong Food and Drug Administration in 2016 has organized a monitoring and sampling of the production and processing of edible vegetable oil in eastern Guangdong, western Guangdong, northern Guangdong and other places. A total of 283 batches were tested by law enforcement officers during the operation, with 104 batches of non-conformity and a non-conformity rate of 36.7%. In the list of food products not qualified for sampling in this small vegetable oil workshop published by the Bureau, a total of 104 small workshops with unqualified products were published. Reporters from the list found that most of the small workshops produced unqualified peanut oil unqualified items are aflatoxin B1 exceeded the standard.
"ground-squeezed peanut oil" easily exceed the standard? In July this year, in Guangdong Province Food Inspection Institute held an open day of food inspection institutions, food experts, "earth-squeezed peanut oil" has a certain safety risk because of poor production equipment, rough production process and raw material control problems, so "earth-squeezed peanut oil" is likely to cause aflatoxin B1 exceeding the standard.