The fish Pangas, also called Pangasius, Vietnamese River Cobbler, Basa Fish and White Catfish, Tra, Gray Sole, is an increasingly becoming a notorious fish. This fish industrially farms in Vietnam along the Mekong River. They have become popular in short period mainly due to its cheap price and a neutral (bland) flavor and texture. However, no matter how tasty some people find it, there is something everyone should know about this fish.
Pangas are Teeming with High Levels of Poisons and Bacteria
This fish has been discovered to contain high levels of harmful and detrimental toxins and bacteria, such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), DDT and its metabolites (DDTs), metal contaminants, chlordane-related compounds (CHLs), hexachlorocyclohexane isomers (HCHs), and hexachlorobenzene (HCB). In fact, these toxins come from the Mekong River, which is the most polluted rivers on the planet. Hence, this fish should be avoided consuming due to high amounts of contamination.
The Pangas Are Frozen in Contaminated River Water
There’s Nothing Natural About Pangas
The fish are fed with dead fish remnants and bones, dried and ground into a flour, from South America. Moreover, there are other dangerous substances and hormones thrown into the mix.
Pangas are Injected with Hormones Derived from Urine
The Pangas grow so quickly because they are injected with hormones made from the dehydrated urine of pregnant women. In this way, the process of growth and reproduction is accelerated.
Pangas are Detrimental to the Health
Consuming this kind of fish triggers vomiting, diarrhea, and effects from severe food poisoning.
You shouldn’t buy this kind of fish because of the cheap price. By buying this kind of fish, you only support greedy evil corporations and food conglomerates that don’t care about the health and well-being of human beings. Moreover, note that you can find this kind of fish in other foods: surimi, fish sticks, fish terrines, and some pet foods.