False : Hormone is used in animal production. (Click for correct statement)
In our country, the use, production, importation and possession of the relevant hormones are prohibited in the production of farm animals
False : The color change on the raw meat surface is a deterioration indicator. (Click for correct statement)
In raw meat, only the color change on the surface is not a deterioration indicator alone. Especially fresh meat may have color changes such as fading, darkening. Or there may be a color change in the parts that come into contact with the surface. In addition to the color change on meat, it is necessary to look for smell change and stickiness
False : Chickens that have long cooking time are natural and should be preferred (Click for correct statement)
Cooking for al long time is not the sign of naturalness but the older age. The belief that late-cooked chicken is natural will make consumers sometimes confront those who try to use this sensitivity. Let's consume the products of registered businesses for our health.
False : The nutritive and safety properties of white-shelled eggs and brown-shelled eggs are not same. (Click for correct statement)
One of them superior (This superior type is white-shelled according to one claim, and brown-shelled according to other claim). Regardless of the color of the shell, the nutritional value of the egg and its suitability for human health do not change either. Egg shell color is a kind of feature. Like the hair color...
False : Cage-free chicken’s meat and eggs are safer and more nutritious (Click for correct statement)
If the chicken is fed according to rules, its meat and egg are nutritious and safe no matter if it is free or caged. The important thing is to comply with the hygiene rules and the law. However, the possibility of the free chickens coming into contact with wild birds in their vicinity increases the risks in term of animal health
False : In long-lasting milks, protective chemicals are used to keep the shelf life longer. (Click for correct statement)
It is forbidden to use food additives in long-lasting milk and pasteurized milk. Technologically, there is no such need. The application of prolonging the shelf life of long-lasting milk is based on a very simple principle: to kill all microorganisms in it
False : The pasteurization and sterilization process applied to the milk kills the existing probiotic bacteria in the milk. It also kills nutritional elements. The consumed milk is non- nutritious. (Click for correct statement)
Milk is not a source of probiotic bacteria. These bacteria are consciously added to the product according to the purpose of production. However, from the standpoint of nutritional facts, all foodstuffs that are heat-treated (cooked meat, vegetables etc.) lose some of their nutrients. This is true both for homemade food and also when we buy raw milk and boil it at home. However, this process is necessary to eliminate very serious risks in terms of human health, whether it is at home or in the factory. In the milk, the losses in the nutrients with the applied heat treatment are acceptable. This loss is much less in the factory conditions since it is controlled production than the milk you boil for minutes at home
False : Consuming raw milk is more nutritious and safe (Click for correct statement)
To consume raw milk and recommend consuming raw milk are very dangerous in terms of human health. Microorganisms causing animal-borne disease which are likely to be present in raw milk, infect people in case it is consumed raw and may cause very serious illness. Therefore, raw milk should never be consumed as is. Food poisonings mostly caused by raw milk clearly shows this danger
False : If there are insect bites or signs of plant diseases in some part of a fruit or vegetable, you do not need to worry about pesticide. You may consume safely (Click for correct statement)
If there are insect bites or signs of plant diseases in some part of a fruit or vegetable, the only thing we can understand is that no pesticides affecting them are used. However, this does not make the product safe. Insect bite, damage, destructions in the plants / fruits prepare the environment for the production or occurrence of unacceptable factors in terms of human health. For this reason, it shouldn’t be consumed.
False : The products produced in the village or produced by us are natural and organic. (Click for correct statement)
Home-made food does not necessarily mean that it is natural or organic. In order for a food to be organic, there are numerous criteria about inputs and conditions such as what types of products are produced in the vicinity areas, tools used in production and use conditions, the seeds used, fertilizer, feed etc. It is necessary to verify that these criteria are met and to prove it with the certificate when provided. Only these products are considered organic. Every product we produce in the village or at home is not natural and organic at the same time. They may contain components that are completely opposite to the definition of "organic". It should not be forgotten that their production also might be far from hygiene conditions
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