The Dangers of Formalin in Seafood

What is formalein?

Formalin is from formaldehyde. we know its cancer-causing agent. It use to preserve bodies in mortuaries. It can also increase shelf life of fresh food.

While formalin can cause nausea, coughing and burning sensation in eyes, nose and throat in the short term. It can cause cancer if consumed over a long period of time.

We may have heard that a long time ago have been found , ” Fort tourmaline ” in order to maintain the freshness of the seafood dishes make it last longer. And frighteningly, at present, it is still randomly detected and we, as consumers, should have some knowledge and understanding on this matter. To reduce the harm that may arise from consuming seafood, both for yourself and your family.

The dangers of formalin contaminating food

Eating large amounts of food contaminated with formalin can lead to a number of medical disorders, including:

  1. Severe headache 
  2. Stomachache 
  3. The mouth and throat become dry 
  4. Fast heartbeat 
  5. Chest tightness 
  6. There may be a stomach emptying. 
  7. Nausea and vomiting 
  8. Difficulty urinating or bloody urine
  9. Weary 
  10. Cold sweats 
  11. wordlessly