For consumer rights and safety reasons, the relevant departments should clarify the standard of alcohol content in food products, require enterprises to express the alcohol content in food, and remind consumers to eat moderately. On a larger level, it is necessary to gradually improve the use of alcohol ethanol as processing aids for the food industry.
On january 8, a woman in zhejiang province ate \"net red jelly\" in a traffic accident was sent to medical emergency, causing public concern. According to the survey, this kind of alcohol-containing \"net red jelly\" online hot sale, packaging more than no production information and alcohol content. Beijing's market watchdog said that if jelly contained a higher proportion of alcohol, such products could be classified as alcohol commodities, which would strengthen regulation.
Eating jelly and being drunk? At first glance, it's impossible, but it's not. It is understood that alleged female drunk drivers claimed to be \"network red jelly \", identified alcohol content reached 15%. Sellers have also made'you can eat wine', saying that eating a few is like drinking two bottles of beer, so it's different from regular jelly.
At present,\" net red jelly \"in the Internet by a lot of young people, many people like to eat after the feeling of tipsy. From the perspective of food taste innovation alone, the introduction of alcohol-containing \"net red jelly\" is no problem. But from the perspective of food safety and food risk, the hidden danger cannot be ignored.
In one, many jelly products on the market that contain alcohol are not labeled alcohol at all, which can lead many people to think they contain very little alcohol and will not be tested for drunk driving after eating. To know, different from the use of egg yolk pie, patchouli qi water and so on will produce alcohol index, but in the blood test will not measure alcohol content of food, eat \"net red jelly\" belongs to real drunk driving. If this can be seized by the traffic police, or lucky thing, if not seized but a traffic accident, it is obviously a worse thing.
Second, even if you don't drive after drinking, if the alcohol-containing \"net red jelly\" is eaten by patients with alcohol allergies, there will be symptoms of allergies such as redness and itching, as well as the possibility of laryngeal edema causing dyspnea.
As a consumer, don't rush to eat it because it's a popular product or because it's fresh. Even if you eat it, you shouldn't drive a car if you have a feeling of drinking.
But more importantly, from the perspective of market regulation, such alcohol-containing \"net red jelly\" to regulate. According to regulators, there are no specific regulations for adding alcohol to food. According to the general situation, if the ratio of alcohol in jelly is high, then these products can be classified as alcohol goods, naturally there should be different from the general food regulatory standards.
In view of this, due to consumer rights and safety concerns, the relevant departments should clarify the standards of alcohol content in food products, require enterprises to express the alcohol content in food, and remind consumers to eat moderately. On a larger level, it is necessary to gradually improve the use of alcohol ethanol as processing aids for the food industry.