Latest food scandal- fake eggs from China

Latest food scandal- fake eggs from China

In the latest food scandal to emerge in China, customers are being duped by fake eggs made out of resin, starch and pigments! How the fake eggs are made – Citing an anonymous source, the paper outlined how the fakes were made: prepare a mould, then mix the right amounts of resin, starch, coagulant and pigments to make egg white. Sodium alginate, extracted from brown algae, gives the egg white the wanted viscosity. Then add the fake egg yolk, a different mix of resin and pigments. Once the proper shape is…

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