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High salt nitrite levels believed in deadly, unintended poisoning case

Really high levels of salt nitrite have actually been found in samples of meat sent out for analysis as part of examinations into the death of a single person in Poland.

The National Veterinary Research Institute in Puławy analyzed items offered by detectives.

They are thought to be behind the death of a 54-year-old from Ukraine and the hospitalization of 2 other individuals, aged 67 and 72, with gastrointestinal disorder signs.

Stanisław Winiarczyk, director of the veterinary institute in Puławy, informed regional station Radio Lublin that the concentration of salt nitrite varied from 16,000 to 19,000 milligrams per kg of item.

It is thought the compound was contributed to the items by error. Salt nitrite is utilized in treated meat, however not in such a high concentration. Nitrite is contributed to particular foods to avoid the development of Clostridium botulinum, which triggers botulism poisoning.

Researchers likewise analyzed meat supplied by private investigators. Trace quantities of salt nitrite were discovered, the concentration was not unsafe to human beings. Other arise from the analysis for a variety of other compounds are still pending.

2 individuals are dealing with charges in connection with the event. They are a couple, aged 55 and 56, who offered pig meat items they made in the house at the marketplace.

The Government Centre for Security (RCB) cautioned individuals not to consume meat from unproven sources purchased a market in Nowa Dęba in Tarnobrzeg County over one weekend in February due to a health danger.

The District Prosecutor’s Office in Tarnobrzeg is likewise examining the occurrence.

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