We have many families who are concerned about things, but they are blind spots and overlooked the health risks of the most used tableware, chopsticks. You know, once discoloration of chopsticks, it needs to be replaced.
Chopsticks in discoloration should be replaced.
Ordinary chopsticks use 3 to 6 months, the color will be darker. Long-term accumulation of bacteria is the main factor in the occurrence of color changes. In addition, long-term chopsticks on the cabinet, it may speed up the chopsticks "metamorphic" and even breed "aflatoxin" to induce cancer. Household chopsticks life of up to six months, once discoloration, even less than six months should be replaced.
How to identify whether the chopsticks to be replaced
1. We should observe everyday in the use of chopsticks, whether the surface of the chopsticks attached to spots, especially mildew. Bamboo products and wood products are two kinds of mildew favorite living environment, and as long as the environment is not dry, the moisture content of the material itself to a certain extent, only one day to generate mildew. If the chopsticks appear non-natural bamboo or wood spots, said the chopsticks may have moldy deterioration, can not continue to use; chopsticks appear wet or bent, deformation, it has been damp or shelved for too long, it is likely to have expired ; Smell, if there is a clear sour, are contaminated or expired signs, cannot continue to use.
2. chopsticks life is 3 to 6 months, to change chopsticks in discoloration as soon as possible. The survey found that ordinary chopsticks in the use of 3-6 months time, its own color with time and frequency of use will become deeper or lighter. In addition, the edible paint on the surface of chopsticks suffers from wear due to the frequency of use. As long as the chopsticks change compared with what they looked like when we purchase them, especially the color, you need to replace immediately. Chopsticks' color change, said the nature of the material itself must change. The factors that cause color changes are usually the use of food, detergents and air in the course of the process, resulting in residue deposits in the dinette. Long-term accumulation of bacteria is also a major factor in the occurrence of color changes.
3. smell, identify whether chopsticks expired. When you use chopsticks, you can smell it. If you have obvious sourness, it is a sign of being contaminated or out of date. You cannot continue to use it. Bamboo products and wood products are two kinds of mildew favorite living environment, and as long as the environment is not dry, the moisture content of the material itself to a certain extent, only one day to generate the mildew.
Chopsticks is best to ensure that every 3 months, or every six months for a new one, do not expect the chopsticks can be washed totally cleanly, the bacteria above it should not be underestimated.