The professional association that represents the vegetable processing industry Vegebe recognises the problem.
“Machines are used to remove mice and other objects from the vegetables.”
“However, for some vegetables such as spinach this is difficult”.
“This is because spinach is a leaf vegetable and the mice can go undetected “, Romain Cool of Vegebe told journalists.
Nevertheless, Mr Cool assures consumers that there is no need to panic, as the presence of mice in frozen vegetables doesn’t pose a risk to public health