fish sticks you often convinces the children that don't like fish. Most of the products are safe, but Eco-Test warns of exceptions.
Frankfurt/Main (dpa/tmn) - fish fingers always go: they are made quickly and many kids love them. Parents, you can, but usually with a good conscience on the table, as a comparison of the magazine "Öko-Test" (output 7/2020) shows.
12 out of 20 fish sticks-variety performed with "very well," or "good" . The four best products were characterized according to the report, by fish* from sustainable fisheries with a transparent chain delivery. At the same time, you received in the pollutant test the grade of "very good".
"Öko-Test" warns of contaminants in fish sticks - for children they are particularly dangerous
Tested for both fish sticks out of the organic segment as well as supermarkets and discounters. In the case of the organic produce "Followfish" and were "Wild Ocean" the winner of the test, "Landur fish sticks" a got "good" .
In the case of the conventional variant, convinced the chopsticks "Bofrost" and "Käpt'n Iglo salmon sticks" with the stars One . With the ruling "good" "Almare Seafood" (Aldi Süd) , "Eskimo" (Aldi Nord) , "Frosta" , cut, among other things, "gut & Günstig" (Edeka) , the "Ocean Sea" (Lidl ), the "Penny fish" and "Tegut" from.
with a further Three products were "satisfactory". One was rated "adequate", three "deficient" , one "poor" .
Ökotest in the case of fish sticks: a critique of the method of fishing
A devaluation in the judgment there was in an Organic product because of the fishing method: : The coalfish is with trawling caught. From a scientific point of view, so that the bottom of the sea will ravaged hard, criticize the Tester. The too small and the origin of the processed Pollock be also problematic.
In two other products were detected according to "Öko-Test" greatly increased values of the Fat contaminant 3-MCPD . In animal experiments, 3-MCPD is shown to be harmful to the kidneys . The European food safety authority has therefore established a maximum intake per day. A 30-kilogram child it would take more than if you of these products up to five individual fish sticks food .
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Ökotest in the case of fish sticks: it's Better in the oven instead of in the pan
A mixed response, the Tester will give to the question of whether fish sticks are healthy. For a high-quality protein , Omega-3 fatty acids and Iodine , salmon also a good source of Vitamin D is to provide . The problem is the high fat breading - particularly from the point of view of the Tester, but, if fish sticks to be fried in the pan. With five fish sticks have taken the children, then one-third of the recommended amount of fat per day to yourself. Parents can prepare but to counteract, by sticks the fish in the oven .
In summer, summer season starts again , which is why the might have asked one or the other already, whether you fish sticks on the Grill* you can set. The answer is "Yes", and there are even two methods .
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