Hot and sour shrimp Hao Hao noodle is one of the products that the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) announced the decision to recall.
1. Which brand’s sour and sour Hao Hao instant noodles is produced?
Hao Hao noodles are produced by Acecook Vietnam food company. Acecook is a famous Japanese instant noodle brand. In 1993, this company invested in Vietnam market. On December 15, 1993, Acecook Vietnam was established, then officially put into operation in 1995. Up to now, Acecook Vietnam Joint Stock Company has been constantly developing and expanding.
2. How much does Hao Hao spicy and sour shrimp noodles cost? Price of 1 box of Hao Hao noodles 2021?
When it was first produced, the sour and sour Hao Hao instant noodles cost only 1,000 VND and now, after nearly 20 years, the price of this product on the market is currently retailing for about 3,500 VND.
A box of Hao Hao noodles has 30 packs. If you buy the whole box of 30 packages, the price will be about 100,000 VND, this is considered a level that is suitable for the pocket of all classes of workers.
3. How many calories are in a pack of Hao Hao noodles?
The manufacturer said that the calories in a package of 85g Hao Hao instant noodles with spicy and sour shrimp have about 350 kcal and the amount of fat is 10.9g, of which saturated fat accounts for 6.5g.
Thus, in a packet of Hao Hao noodles with spicy and sour shrimp, the calories are equivalent to 1/4 of the calories that an adult should consume in 1 day. But experts also recommend, because many people have a habit of eating instant noodles, they will combine with many other nutritious foods such as eggs, meat, along with vegetables and some other spices. As a result, the total calorie intake will increase.
For example, you eat sour and spicy Hao Hao instant noodles with calories of 350 and add 2 eggs with calories of 150, so the total calories you have loaded into your body is 500 – that is, it is almost equivalent to the calories that you need. 1 adult should eat in one meal.
Therefore, if you regularly eat this food, it can also cause your body to gain weight. Therefore, when eating, it is necessary to control the amount of calories taken into the body. At the same time, it is recommended to remove the oil and seasoning packages in the noodles. At the same time, you should increase more vegetables when eating noodles.
Because culinary experts said, whether eating shrimp noodles in general and sour and sour Hao Hao noodles in particular will depend on how you eat, when you eat and the amount your body consumes. In particular, you should not eat shrimp noodles in general or Hao Hao instant noodles in the evening because it will be easy to gain weight uncontrollably.
4. Hao Hao noodles with sour and spicy shrimp flavor cause cancer?
On August 20, a number of batches of Hao Hao and Good noodles produced by Acecook Vietnam were recalled by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland – FSAI. The cause is known to be that in these batches of noodles contain banned substance Ethylene Oxide. This substance is already banned by the European Union for use in food harmful to health.
Currently, Ireland has recalled 3 product lines that are Hao Hao noodles with sour and sour shrimp flavor, weighing 77g, and the expiry date indicated on the package is until September 24, 2022. The second product recalled is Good vermicelli with pork ribs, weighing 56g, the expiry date indicated on the package is November 10, 2022. The third type on the recalled list is Yato seafood-flavored noodles, which weigh 120g, and the expiration date on the package is until November 30, 2022.
In particular, Hao Hao noodles and Good noodles are products produced by Acecook Vietnam company, while Yato noodles with seafood flavor originate from China.
Specifically, FSAI said that when people regularly consume products containing Ethylene Oxide, although it does not cause acute danger, in the long term it can cause cancer, so anyone should limit its use. products containing this substance. FSAI also said that the unit will send a notice of the decision to recall the above products to the points of sale responsible for distribution.
Regarding this issue, the Ministry of Health on August 28 said that the Ministry of Industry and Trade is the unit in charge of instant noodles, so the Food Safety Department will have a request to send to the Ministry of Industry and Trade to request an application. Please clarify this issue.
A representative of Acecook Vietnam, talking to Zing, also confirmed that the recalled products are export products, so they are not related to domestic products in Vietnam.
He also said that Ethylene Oxide is not used by Acecook Vietnam at any stage of production. Therefore, the enterprise is currently analyzing and conducting investigations on both raw materials, equipment, and processes to find out the cause and make reciprocal policies. At the same time, the unit supplying raw materials for Acecook Vietnam to produce also confirmed that they did not use Ethylene Oxide in the production process.
Products manufactured by Acecook Vietnam are not the first to be recalled. Previously in December 2020, Acecook’s Peacook instant beef noodle product was also handled and recalled by KFDA – the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety. South Korean news agency Yonhap News reported that the content of Benzopyrene in the flavoring oil of this product exceeded the permitted limit.
Meanwhile, Benzopyrene has been classified as a group 1 carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health Organization (WHO).
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