Apple Wax: dangerous to health?

Written By Helen Nneka Okpala on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 | May 30, 2017

I sometime watched a WhatsApp video showing how imported apples are being coated with wax which may be unhealthy for consumption but didn't believe it until I tried the experiment myself. In the video, they demonstrated by slightly scrapping the apple with razor blade. I used my sharp kitchen knife to try and got the exact result I saw in the video which made me scream. Some say this is dangerous to health. This is really a cause for worry and I ask myself: "How can I have fresh apples without wax"?
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About Helen Nneka Okpala

Hello! My name is Helen Nneka Okpala (nee Eke), and you are welcome to my blog. I love cooking food as much as I enjoy the eating. I am Igbo by tribe, and fell in love with cooking when I was in my teens. Meanwhile, I am a graduate of Botany/Library and Information Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. You can reach out to me here: Twitter: @helensfood


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