Nitrites still allowed in sausages in Indonesia


In Indonesia, using nitrites in sausages is still allowed. Nitrites extend the shelf life because it has antimicrobial properties that can inhibit bacterial growth. Ishana Mahisa, Director of meat processor Dangsap Endura Eatore, told Asian Agribiz that nitrite is not an illegal food additive. The ...

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Regional Correspondent, Jakarta, Indonesia. In the article, ‘Imported pork threatens pig industry in Indonesia’, Meliyana speaks to Indonesian producers about facing challenges from imported pork while still handling the impacts of ASF on the industry.