Food safety and its risks to your health
Vietnamese consumers are increasingly concerned with food safety and its negative impact on health. For good reasons!
An important food safety issue is the high level of chemical residue on vegetables and fruits. A daily food stable for most people. The usage of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and much more has become excessive in Vietnam in recent years. Likewise, the application of antibiotics, growth hormones, artificial ingredients and much more in animal farming. To make things worse, chemicals and artificial ingredients are also used in the downstream process of cleaning, preparing and packaging. All in pursuit of higher yields and profits!
Food contamination is also apparent within dairy and seafood products; along with the common use of unregulated additives in most types of processed foods. One food scandal after the other has been uncovered. Rotten meat has found its way to the consumer and vegetables and fruits are being injected with chemicals to increase the rate in which they ripen. Shrimps and various other seafood are being injected with unknown substances to increase their weight. Harmful substances such as growth hormones, antibiotics, toxic dyes, flavor enhancers, thickening agents and artificial emulators, to name just a few, are being introduced into the food which we consume. Bon Appetit!
Most of us are unaware how fresh produce is grown, or how animals are raised. At ByNature we understand that many wholefoods and processed foods are tainted to a larger or smaller degree. Products can be of dubious origin, and many times with fake information on the labeling. At best, important information is omitted from the label.
We believe that there is a serious lack of critical information being shared with the consumer. This is unacceptable; as not only ourselves, but also our children and loved ones are being put at risk. Consuming unsafe and unhealthy food has been scientifically proven to cause short and long-term health risks. These include cancer, heart attacks, digestive problems, weight problems, diabetes and various other diseases. Clean and safe foods (sometimes certified organic), on the other hand, present a much healthier and lower risk choice and lifestyle.
We know that an increasing number of consumers search for clean and safe foods to protect themselves and their families. In today’s market this can be difficult. Supply is limited, and it can be very hard to know which products and suppliers that you can really trust.
At ByNature we are passionately committed to bringing you guaranteed safe and clean wholefoods, as well as selected pantry items. We provide you with full transparency from “farm to fork”; and we genuinely care for your well-being and health. We also care for the environment and go out of our way to ensure that our products are made and handled in ethical and sustainable ways. As close to nature as possible! Among our core values is an unwavering commitment to never cut corners and only make promises that we can keep. Our aspiration is to build a brand with the highest level of recognition and trust.