沈阳查获25吨毒豆芽,“毒豆芽”英语怎么说?

辽宁省沈阳市公安局新闻办18日发布消息说,沈阳市公安局皇姑分局端掉6个黄豆芽黑加工点,查获掺入非食品添加剂豆芽25余吨。沈阳市公安局新闻办有关负责人说,近日,市公安局皇姑分局发现,在和平区浑河站乡下河湾村一大棚内有人加工劣质黄豆芽,遂秘密提取样品送质监部 门检测。经检测,豆芽中含有亚硝酸钠、尿素、恩诺沙星、6-苄基腺嘌呤激素,其中,人食用含亚硝酸钠的食品会致癌,恩诺沙星是动物专用药,禁止在食品中添加。

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Twenty-five tons of
bean sprouts containing cancer-inducing additives were uncovered by police in the capital city of Liaoning Province, China News Service reported on Monday.

Eight suspects alleged to have added sodium nitrite, urea and other illegal additives were arrested for making poisonous food, according to a statement released by Shenyang police.


据中国新闻社周一报道,警方在辽宁沈阳查获25吨添加致癌添加剂的豆芽。沈阳警方发表的声明称,8名涉嫌添加亚硝酸钠、尿素和其他非法添加剂的嫌疑人,已被警方以生产有毒食品罪拘捕。

【讲解】文中的bean sprouts即指豆芽毒豆芽poisonous bean sprouts)是指在豆芽生产过程中添加了亚硝酸钠sodium nitrite)、尿素urea)等非法添加剂illegal additives),以使豆芽长得又粗又长,缩短生产周期,增加发芽率。其中亚硝酸钠是一种致癌物cancer-inducing additive)。近日温家宝总理点名批评了频发的恶性食品安全food safety)事件,称这些事件表明了诚信的缺失和道德的滑坡(dishonesty and moral degradation)已经到了何等严重的地步。