Did you know that many watermelons could be toxic? This is real and you need to take precautions.
One of the favorite summer fruits is watermelon, for its delicious taste and its huge amount of water, which makes it a refreshing food, but a news on the Internet alarmed all lovers of this fruit.
IF YOU CUT A WATERMELON AND SEE THAT IT IS CRACKED, BE CAREFUL, IT COULD BE POISONED.
For even though the “exploding Chinese watermelons” were thought to be a lie, when investigated, a dangerous truth was discovered: Chinese farmers use fertilizers containing forchlorfenuron, a substance that is highly dangerous for human consumption.
Forchlorfenuron is a chemical capable of increasing watermelon size up to 20% faster than normal, as well as affecting flavor and texture.
Chinese farmers are using a chemical to accelerate the growth of watermelon, but it would be detrimental.
At first it was related to white seeds, since the normal color should be black, but Chinese researchers declared that there was no relationship between the color of the seeds and the use of the chemical. But they did find a detail in the watermelons that showed
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a report revealing that forchlorfenuron is also used in kiwifruit and grapes, and although it is not carcinogenic, it can cause lesions inside the stomach, skin problems and even poisoning.