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Low tomato puree quality

This article was originally published in Foodnews

A STUDY by Argentina's National Institute of Industrial Technology (INTI) has shown that 80% of tomato purée in Tetra Brik packaging does not comply with the Argentine Food Code. The report looked into the quality of well-known brands that appear on supermarket shelves around Buenos Aires. Only four brands out of a total of 19 complied with the code. In other packs, INTI found mould, banned colourings, and vegetable matter that may cause digestive problems. The president of the INTI, Juan Loyo, said: "We want consumers to participate [in product quality control so that they can have safe products when they need them."

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