Expert centre of the Russian consumers Union “Roskontrol” conducted a study of beef tongues. It was attended by the samples acquired seven retail chains: “agribusiness”, “Auchan”, “Perekrestok”, Selgros, Metro, “Carousel” and “OK”.
Experts have tested samples of more than 70 parameters. They were bought in ordinary shops, and not selected from the warehouses.
Beef tongue is a by-product, and therefore may present a health hazard without proper heat treatment.
In the sample from the store “Carousel” was discovered pathogens — Salmonella. In the languages of the stores Selgros, Metro, “Carousel” and “OK” identified antibiotics and antimicrobial chemotherapeutic agents.
All the samples possess good organoleptic properties: colour, smell, texture.
The study sample from “Carousel” added in black list “Roskontrol”, languages of Selgros, Metro, and “OK” — the list of goods remarks. The remaining samples are recommended to buy, the leader of the rating became the language of the “Auchan”.
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