Over the last few months there is Basa fish or Pangasius Fillets that is sold in form of frozen fillets, all around Europe at a very low price. Well, the question is: why this type of fish is so cheap and popular? And the answer is frightening: this fish is exported from Vietnam and has very low in quality and its consummation may endanger your health!
Namely, the Basa fish (Pangasius Fillets) is cultivated near the Mekong River in Vietnam, and this river is one of the most polluted rivers in the entire world. This fish is cultivated in sewage pools and the shocking parts it that it contain extremely high levels of toxins and bacteria that eventually end up in the meat. Moreover, laboratory tests showed that this meat contains heavy metals, chlorate, isomers, hexachlorobenzene and other harmful compounds that are detrimental for your health.
Due to the high levels of contaminants contained in the meat, USA has banned the import of the Basa fish. Scientists also suspect that the meat of this type of fish contains antibiotics.
You should avoid consummation of Basa fish as it is fed with waste material, which may be harmful for your and he health of your loved ones.
While the Basa fish that grows in nature is healthy choice for meal, Basa fish sold in the markets is injected with antibiotics and hormones that make the fish bigger, for up to 4 times.
Studies proved that the meat is loaded with hormones that are injected to accelerate the growth and reproduction of the fish. Then, this fish is sold in partnership with big companies that don’t have any regard for human health.
Basa fish that contains many harmful ingredients is sold at a very low price and that attracts supermarkets and their customers to buy it. Unfortunately, many people are not aware of the possible harm due to the low quality of the meat.
The fish that is imported from Vietnam is nutritionally deficient and doesn’t contain omega-3 oils or any other essential nutrients that are contained in natural fish.
While its taste is decent, the Basa fish is extremely dangerous for your health, so our advice is to avoid consummation of this type of fish.