Creepy finds at the meat shops in the center of Medellin

The operation of the Medellin Mayor's office on the streets of the city of Medellin.

The Mayor's Office of Medellin carried out a control operation in the 'Fish Street' located in the commune of La Candelaria, where many businesses dedicated to the sale of animal protein are concentrated.


The Ministry of Defense received a big surprise: “meat in extremely dangerous sanitary conditions, some not complying with the cold chain, others in a state of decomposition and exposed to insects.”

Officials seized a ton of protein that was harmful to eat. The images are chilling: animal parts are displayed in a rotten and disorderly manner, not complying with the norms established by the health authorities.

In fact, Operations at five companies were temporarily suspended Three more shops were closed for not presenting documents required for operation and failing to comply with norms to avoid consumption risks.

The action went further: eight summonses were issued for disturbing the peace and five for aggravated parking; 15 items in circulation in public places were also seized.

The defense secretary, Manuel Villa, said the agencies would not relax their security: “These measures are necessary to guarantee that all businesses operate within a legal framework and provide a safe environment.”

How harmful is eating red meat every day?

One of the most common and valuable foods for humans is red meat. It comes from animals such as beef, mutton, lamb, veal, deer, goat and pig.And according to the Portuguese health, nutrition and well-being portal Tua Sa├║de, they are an excellent source of protein.

“High consumption of red and processed meat has an unfavorable impact on certain disease risks,” the German Nutrition Association (DGE) said in a press release. In fact, the German Nutrition Society (DGE) “A maximum of 600 grams of meat per week” is recommended.

page DW SpanishWalter Willet, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health in Boston, reviewed the report by ?

It increases a known risk factor among cardiologists called trimethylamine oxide. (TMAO) and leads to the pathological accumulation of cholesterol and other fatty deposits in the arteries, known as atherosclerosis,” says the cited source.

Even in a 2019 American study, the first signs of atherosclerosis were noticeable after heavy consumption of red meat. That is, the study is talking about an extreme case where a person consumes two servings of this protein per day.

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