Did you know that vegetables are coated with wax to make them look fresh? Perhaps you did. But, did you also know that vegetables are coated with pesticides to give them a shiny look which customers love? Pesticides and other harmful chemicals are often used in an attempt to keep the vegetables looking fresh.
Apparently, the Health Ministry has woken up from its slumber, and has decided to address vegetable adulteration complaints. Now, do not for a minute encourage the thought that your vegetable adulteration complaint will be addressed anytime soon. It will be a while before they crackdown on adulteration. For now, they have purchased four refrigerators so that test samples (vegetables) can be stored. (We do know the timeframe in which our government works, right?) Read more here.