Crispy fried foods are often the choice of snacks when hungry. Used newspapers are considered a cheap and easy choice for fried food sellers to wrap. The size of the newspaper which tends to be large also makes it easy to wrap fried foods in large quantities so it will not be a hassle. But did you know the dangers of used newspapers that are used as a base or wrap?
- Hazardous substances are in newspaper ink in the form of writing. The content in question is Pb heavy metal or often called lead. Fried hot and full of oil, spilled on newspaper and in contact with ink. Ink that sticks to fried foods can trigger cancer.
- In the newspaper there is also graphite. Graphite can cause lung and kidney disorders as a long-term effect because it is difficult to digest by the body.
- The chemicals used to make newspapers also enter the body along with fried food consumed. Bacteria in newspapers can cause digestive system problems and disrupt hormone balance.
Kitchen wipes as a base for absorbing excess oil on fried foods also have a negative impact on health. Tissues contain bleach or chlorine which is added to make it look whiter and cleaner. This substance is carcinogenetic or cancer triggers. Excessive use of tissue can reduce endurance, disrupt the nervous system, miscarriage, and birth defects due to dioxy content due to the process of whitening the tissue.
It is important to use safe oil absorbers for food contact. Seven comes with the best paper to absorb excess oil and fat in fried foods. No need to worry because all Seven products are safe in contact with direct food and food grade certified.