Slow Poison In Our Fruits

Published: Aug 28, 2015

It's not just Calcium Carbide, banned chemical Oxytocin is secretly being injected into fruits and vegetables.

The next time you go to the market, do not be carried away by the big, shiny lustrous fruits on display. They may well have been pumped up with a chemical called oxytocin.

Horticulture experts admit that oxytocin is now increasingly used to promote artificial growth in fruits and vegetables and to enhance their texture, aroma and skin colour. Along with calcium carbide and ethephon, oxytocin is fast turning into a health hazard.

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