New book in Dutch

Eet vet word slank

Eet vet word slank gepubliceerd januari 2013

In dit boek lees je o.a.: * heel veel informatie ter bevordering van je gezondheid; * hoe je door de juiste vetten te eten en te drinken kan afvallen; * hoe de overheid en de voedingsindustrie ons, uit financieel belang, verkeerd voorlichten; * dat je van bewerkte vetten ziek kan worden.

Trick and Treat:
How 'healthy eating' is making us ill
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"A great book that shatters so many of the nutritional fantasies and fads of the last twenty years. Read it and prolong your life."
Clarissa Dickson Wright

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"NH&WL may be the best non-technical book on diet ever written"
Joel Kauffman, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

Soy Online Service

Soy Sauce Health Warning


5 October 2001 



 Director General of Health Dr Karen Poutasi is issuing her fifth warning to the public about consuming some soy sauce-based products following the identification this week of a twelfth sauce containing high levels of chloropropanol chemicals.  The warning comes as the Ministry of Health continues testing the soy sauce products that are on sale in New Zealand following international concern about the presence of chloropropanols in some soy-based sauces.

Health officials began sampling soy sauce products after surveys by the United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency earlier this year found a quarter of samples of soy sauce products on sale in the UK contained high levels of the potentially cancer-causing chemicals.  An emergency food standard was put in place in New Zealand on 1 August 2001 to ensure the safety of domestically produced and imported soy sauce.   Since this standard was put in place all new imports of soy sauce products have had to be tested by the importer to demonstrate safety and this requirement remains.

The Ministry of Health also began surveying domestically produced and imported soy sauce products about the same time as emergency food standards were put in place.  So far 88 samples have been checked and testing will be completed next week.  The latest warning advises consumers to avoid Amoy Oyster Sauce as it does not comply with the current New Zealand limit of 1.0 mg/kg for the chloropropanol 3-MCPD.  Amoy Oyster Sauce is made in Hong Kong and is sold in a 610g bottle with a red, orange and green label.

"We issued the standard and began testing products to help protect New Zealand consumers and prevent serious harm by minimising the risk that people who eat a lot of soy sauce products will develop cancer."

"I expect importers to take urgent steps to ensure this product is withdrawn from the marketplace by informing anyone who retails this product", Dr Poutasi said.

Dr Poutasi has now warned the public to avoid consuming a total of 12 soy sauce-based products.

Consumers can check the Ministry of Health website for pictures of the non-compliant products.


signed by:

Dr Karen O Poutasi,

Director-General of Health



October 5, 2001 - The public is advised to avoid consuming Amoy Oyster Sauce.

September 28, 2001 - The public is warned to avoid consuming Amoy Chili Soy Sauce, Silver Swan Soy Sauce, Ta Tung Soy Bean Sauce, Zu Miao Fo Shan

Soy Superior Sauce and Lee Kum Kee Seasoning Soy Sauce for Seafood

September 20, 2001 - The public is warned to avoid consuming Zu Miao Mushroom Soy Sauce, Kimlan Soy Sauce, Tung Chun Roe Soy Sauce, President

Creamy Soy Sauce and Gia Minh Seasoning Soy Sauce based on New Zealand testing.

August 1, 2001 - An emergency food standard is introduced.

July 27, 2001 - A warning is issued against consuming Golden Mountain Soya Bean Sauce (Seasoning Sauce) following Australian tests. These tests have recently been confirmed by testing in New Zealand.

June 21, 2001 - Public warned to avoid consuming products containing soy sauce following advice given by Britain's Food Standards Agency after a survey of soy sauce products on sale in the United Kingdom found about a quarter of samples contained high levels of potentially cancer-causing chemicals.

 For further information refer to the Ministry of Health website.





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