Shredded squid tested for excessive formaldehyde
The quality administration will be testing the quality of shredded squid that are sold at Walmart supermarkets. The shredded squid will be tested for formaldehyde since they have receiving reports that the the Great Value shredded squid might contain excessive amounts.
According to a residents he had a test done by the city’s Academy of Metrology & Quality Inspection. The test sample of shredded squid that they tested last February 11 contain formaldehyde of 83.8 milligrams per kilogram, around 419 times more that the national standards. The supermarket said that all their products undergo strict tests by their manufacturers, supermarket and quality inspection administrations. Gao Xiaomao the manager for public affairs department for Walmart said that they company doesn’t agree with the test report since it was not compiled by authoritative departments. Test reports done by individuals cannot be used as a basis.
Formaldehyde is a protoplast which aquatic animals generate during their metabolism, it needs some time to find out if the formaldehyde in the shredded squid is added naturally. A spokesperson from the quality administration said is the product is up to standard it will be judged by the sample taken by the administration and not by individuals. If an individual wants to have test done he needs to be accompanied by a notary in having it done.