Disposable chopsticks are too white and need to be alert
Many people think that disposable chopsticks are more hygienic and safe when eating out. However, in order to reduce costs, some small workshops use inferior wood. In order to “whiten” chopsticks, some criminals fumigate with sulfur. When eating with this chopsticks, the residual sulfur dioxide enters the body.
How to prevent “poisoning”? After you get the disposable chopsticks, you need to see whether the name, trademark and contact information of the manufacturer are printed on the package; those disposable chopsticks that are too white are not credible; you can also smell the smell of chopsticks. Sulfur smell, it is best not to use. Do not soak wooden chopsticks in hot soup or porridge for a long time during meals, as this will accelerate the decomposition of sulfur dioxide. The surface of chopsticks can be washed with cold water to reduce residual sulfur dioxide.
Colorful straws may not be safe
When drinking beverages, be aware that many straws are made of waste plastic, which can damage the liver and kidneys.
Some unscrupulous businesses will stain the straws in order to cover the noise of straws made of waste plastic. The brighter the color, the greater the safety hazard. Experts advise that color straws are best not to be used. Its raw materials do not exclude the possibility of recycling industrial plastics, or even waste plastics. To identify the problem, straws can be followed in three steps: first of all, you need to look at the information on the production packaging bag, the date of production, the expiration date, the production license and the number (QS mark). Discern the color again, try not to buy the colorful ones, pay special attention to the dark ones. Finally, before the straw comes into contact with the beverage, you should smell the pungent odor. If it smells, it must be a straw.
Clever identification of disposable paper cups
The advantages and disadvantages of disposable paper cups can be identified by “one look, two smells, three touches”.
Look: In addition to looking at the name, address, production date, etc. of the manufacturer on the packaging, look at the light. If there is blue light or impurities, it is best not to buy
Smell: Is there a pungent odor?
Touch: It feels very soft and may be a poor quality product. Tip: When using disposable paper cups, it is best to blanch with boiling water first to let the harmful substances in the paper cups fully volatilize.