Friday, November 11, 2016
Chlorine in Frozen Carrots
I was making split pea soup, and I needed some carrots. Since they were
frozen, I decided to warm them up a little, so I could cut them into small-
er pieces. Once I got them out of the microwave, I begin to cut the carrots
and I started smelling chlorine. I'm thinking to myself... Where is that smell
coming from? It's the carrots. My carrots smell like bleach.
I've always heard that frozen vegetables are just as healthy as fresh ones.
I'm not so sure about that now. Just think, if I had not warmed those carrots
up I would've never known that they were full of chlorine.
According to the Manitoba website, chlorine is used in the food industry on
fruits and vegetables.
Chlorine in My Carrots
I warmed up frozen carrots,
so I could cut them smaller.
But then the smell that came from them
just made me want to holler.
They didn't smell like carrots.
In fact they kinda reeked.
I'll tell you what they smelled like...
the scent of chlorine bleach.