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School Children In the range of Food Hazards

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  • : Devi Puspita Sari, S.Komp
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Portal Nutrition - We often hear Snacks of school children are unsafe and unhealthy. Danger caused diverse ranging from food poisoning due to contaminated microorganisms, can also in the long term the occurrence of cancer.

Food street hawker that is around the school area into something to watch out for by School Children.

In some studies mentioned Salmonella Paratyphi A levels found in types of drinks that use Ice Stone that may not be cooked and worm Eggs can also be brought by finger food vendors (gado-gado, rujak, cold fruit, karedok, ketoprak) which can cause anemia when much in the human stomach.

In addition, there are also food snacks that use illegal Food Additives (BTP) which are often used for snack foods such as borax (a thickener containing Boron heavy metals) used on meatballs, formalin (preservatives used for corpses) used on tofu, rhodamine B (textile red dye) on Tomato Sauce.

These Food Additives can accumulate in the human body especially School Children and are carcinogenic in the long term causing diseases such as cancer and tumors in human organs.