Friday, 31 July 2015

Fake And Synthetic Noodles

After fake rice, 'fake' noodles reported in Philippines

After investigations on the reported fake rice failed to yield results, a barangay chair in Upper Saloy in Calinan District reported having bought fake noodles in a public market, the head of the environment sanitation division told a gathering of councilors here.
Robert Oconer, environment sanitation division of the City Health Office, said Upper Saloy barangay chair Gary Gensianos showed him samples of the supposedly fake bihon (noodles) on Friday, July 3, which could not be eaten after the family had cooked it.
Oconer said Gensianos claimed that although the noodles did not have a foul smell, it was slimy.
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A keen eye against the fake and synthetic

FIRST there's the rice, which is sending law enforcers on a wild goose chase all over the region but finding nothing. Then there's this barangay captain who claims his staff bought pansit pihon that had fake noodles.

Whether these are true or not, we should go beyond the inconvenience of having to check and double check our rice and rice sources, instead, let us rejoice in the greater awareness and vigilance we are experiencing.

Yes, the news is vexing, but beyond that, we see people become more watchful about what they are putting in their mouths because of the fake rice report, which arose from the new that China has long been manufacturing fake rice.

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Fake 'Bihon Noodles' spotted in Davao City. Shocking!

After the very controversial fake rice that entered Davao City which became a nationwide alert, another report shows that there are fake noodles that is being distributed in the city as well. 

Based on the report, a Barangay Chairman named Gary Gensianos have purchased a fake 'bihon' (thin noodles) in their public market last Friday. 

The physical appearances of the noodles are normal like the others, it doesn't even have a foul odor when in the process of cooking, but the noodles is very slimy compared to the normal noodles. Samples of the product are brought to the Food and Drugs Administration to be tested. It is done to see if the noodles are safe and authentic. It needs to be tested to see if there  are harmful elements that could cause diseases. If it is harmful, then it should not be available to the public. 

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After ‘fake rice,’ Davao City monitoring ‘fake noodles‘

After a row over so-called fake rice, health officials in Davao City are verifying reports of fake noodles.

The Davao City Health Office received a sample of suspected fake rice noodles from an official in Barangay Calinan, GMA Davao reported Friday. City health officials have submitted the sample to the Department of Science and Technology for analysis.

Also, the City Health Office formed a group to investigate the supposedly fake rice noodles. It has sought help as well from the Bureau of Customs in its investigation.

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After fake rice, ‘fake’ noodles reported in Davao

After investigations on the reported fake rice failed to yield results, a barangay chair in Upper Saloy in Calinan District here reported having bought fake noodles in a public market, the head of the environment sanitation division told a gathering of councilors here.

Robert Oconer, environment sanitation division of the City Health Office, said Upper Saloy barangay chair Gary Gensianos showed him samples of the supposedly fake bihon (noodles) on Friday, July 3, which could not be eaten after the family had cooked it.

Oconer said Gensianos claimed that although the noodles did not have a foul smell, it was slimy.

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After 'fake' rice, 'synthetic' noodles discovered in Davao

While the controversy over the alleged synthetic rice continues, now come reports of "synthetic" noodles also in Davao City.

The city health office has already formed a task force to probe the "fake" pancit which is supposedly available in the Calinan Public Market. According to Robert Oconer, chief of the environmental sanitation division of the city health office, the noodles are similar to the "fake" rice -- odorless and do not spoil.

A sample of the noodles has already been sent to the food and administration authority for tests

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