profile picture: The picture shows the the Yuyao Sanqishi stone steps village of bayberry, not yet mature, fingernail size green fruit. Reporter Ding Jie photo (Source: Kim reported)
Zhejiang, the two bayberry upcoming Suddenly there is a microblogging network, said the two bayberry “spray leavening agent. This micro-blog has been forwarded, causing consumers to panic.
Zhejiang Department of Agriculture for the emergency experts to Yuyao, Cixi, investigation, and samples for a third-party testing results show that the two bayberry did not spray the leavening agent. The experts said that the Bayberry does not have the conditions for using the leavening agent.Yuyao men
released this microblogging admitted to a reporter on the 13th its microblogging false, bayberry spraying leavening agent only his subjective conjecture, and no confirmation, to express my deep apologies to their adverse social impact.micro-Bo,
pass bayberry spray leavening agent experts said does not have operational
Yuyao, Cixi is China’s the bayberry famous producing areas, water chestnuts kinds of ebony deeply loved. Yuyao the city 80,000 acres Yang Meishu, an annual output of more than 20,000 t of bayberry, Menon more than 50,000, the annual output of nearly 200 million yuan.Bayberry of
two places is expected to be available around June 20, June 7, however, a leavening agent sprayed on Bayberry news online crazy pass. This microblogging, said: “This year, eat bayberry be careful, Yuyao, Cixi, Menon has begun swelling agent to Yang Meishu spray, leaving only the trees are not sprayed to eat their own, and hope that the media should be exposed, so that the men of Menon mercy. “The bloggers also microblogging” @ “local multiple media.
this year’s Bayberry can not eat? “This micro-blog soon be deleted, but a lot of forwards and some media reports, or aroused strong concern.the
Zhejiang Province Department of Agriculture set up a survey group of experts of the Organization on the 8th, went Yuyao, Cixi and other places to carry out field survey verification, and analysis of consultation, and to take two to six townships 8 production base of 20 Bayberry sample, commissioned Ministry, the two testing organizations, testing, test results are qualified, were not detected in the leavening agent.
Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Product Quality Safety Supervision, Inspection and Testing Center (Hangzhou) main Renhuang Guo Yang said leavening agent is a plant hormone that can be used for agricultural products, the use of leavening agent technology and scope, and not abuse.Generally speaking,
“leavening agent causes the fruit quality decline, deformity, shortening shelf life. the Yang Meishu generally about 15 years before the results of Yuyao, Cixi Bayberry mostly in the mountains, trees deep mountain do not have to use the enlargement the conditions of the agent. two places Bayberry to their small size, good quality and known for Menon have no incentive to use the leavening agent. “Wong Kwok Yang said.
researcher at the Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Qixing Jiang said, bayberry not attainable with the leavening agent. Leavening agent will need to immerse the whole fruit can play a role, the spray has no effect, and bayberry trees in the mountains, and bayberry dolphin, hidden among the leaves, Menon can not be soaked. “
Menon: “our waxberry do not need to enlargement
, reporters rushed to the investigation of red bayberry the main producing areas in Yuyao City, Zhangting Town. I saw the mountains into the film are Yang Meishu, but the bayberry color or green, mostly only fingernail size. Menon told reporters that this town has 20,000 acres of bayberry, is estimated to take 10 days or so the first batch of red bayberry can be listed.the
early 60s, this year any country of the Laomei agricultural nearly acres of bayberry, spraying the leavening agent argument, he said a little ridiculous. Planted 30 years bayberry, never heard of the leavening agent. Bayberry small and sweet and famous for enlargement but harder to sell. “
local Menon told reporters, famous for their Bayberry the past, worries about the market, many corporate purchasing for the Dragon Boat Festival gifts. The face of the old customers, Menon who is serious about the quality. “This year, so a rumor, so we are injured, have some customers call to ask, I do not know how to explain them.” To Bayberry grower Hu Hailin.
“We rely on Bayberry life, if the sell out year-round white busy, Yuyao bayberry brand has also been discredited. we are really the victims.” said Hu Hailin.
rumors from the farmers hurt “Why is recurring?
bayberry Since it is impossible to spray the leavening agent, the publisher of the microblogging purpose is? The Yuyao police a few days of investigation, to find bloggers. Reporters on the 13th trip to Yuyao, rather than dialogue.
Yuyao man said Liu, a few days ago he got their parents to buy from the market Bayberry found the head than in previous years, and placed overnight no rot suspected Bayberry has been spray the syrup. So he issued a microblogging attracted concern.
“I later field to Meiyuan looked and found that local bayberry is not done, you knew he was wrong and I apologize for my irresponsible to.” Liu said he did not realize a micro-Expo there are so a big impact.
Yuyao Agricultural and Forestry department, said the incident has caused damage to the brand and Menon. The power of rumors too much, especially in the public generally worried about the food safety status of the non-existent things are spread a few times, we may be believed such rumors will not only destroy an industry, ruined farmers pay also deepened public panic is not conducive to the rebuilding of confidence in the food sector. “Yang Jianhua said, Zhejiang Academy of Social Sciences.
reporter noted that the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Agriculture announced the test results, some users began to consciously resist the rumors, but there are some Internet users, with “prefer to believe them” attitude forwarding and commented on microblogging. Yang Jianhua said that the attitude of Internet users on the one hand reflects the netizens anxiety, also shows that the food security literacy is not in place. “Leavening agent in fact has long been speculation too, also proved to be harmless, but this bayberry ‘was shot lying’, and very worthy of reflection.”
Wong Yang said, many people and media awareness to monitor the safety of agricultural products, which enhance the quality and safety of agricultural products is helpful. However, there are more than bold assumptions, careful verification is insufficient, causing social panic, industrial damage, farmers suffer. (Reporter Zhou actually monarchy)