Cadmium causes headaches for food processing industry
date:Jul 17, 2017
A batch of frozen spinach from France was recently stopped because of a notification from Belgium that it contained too much cadmium. Now that the EU wants to lower the norm for cadmium in a number of crops, the food processing industry is facing a challenge.

Cadmium is a heavy metal, which we swallow in small amounts through our food, among other ways. Certain crops, such as scorzonera and spinach accumulate cadmium, resulting in higher risks. Prolonged and systematic exposure to cadmium incre
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