Claim: Vitamin C users who eat shrimp risk death from arsenic poisoning.
[Collected via e-mail, 2001]
Spread this message out to as many friends and families as possible, because this is a matter of life and death!!
I just read a medical report from my friend saying that: DO NOT eat shrimp (Prawn) if you have just taken
THIS IS NOT A JOKE!! There’s been a case happened in Taiwan.
[Collected via e-mail, November 2011]
This is a story that happened to the relative of a friend of mine. If you love your family and your friends, just tell them about this story.
There was a woman who suddenly died with blood coming from her eyes, ear, mouth, nose, skin and tongue. After the authorities investigated, they claimed she died of food poisoning.
Before she died, she ate a lot of shrimp, but so did the rest of her family and they didn’t die. It turns out that the problem was that she
drank a liquid
Basically, Shrimp contains an Arsenic Pentoxide (As2O5) and when she ate shrimp, she drank
So, be careful if you eat shrimp. Wait a few hours before you take
[Collected via e-mail, February 2014]
I can’t believe it is true. The message goes with a teenager died suddenly with blood swell out of her mouth, nose, ears, and eyes. The autopsy found that the girl had consumed a lot of shrimps and took
Origins: Nearly all animals carry some form of arsenic in their systems, and seafood in particular is one of the primary food sources through which human beings ingest arsenic. However, the organic forms of arsenic found in natural food sources such as seafood are typically much less harmful than their inorganic counterparts, and one would generally have to ingest very large quantities of them over very long periods of time to suffer any significant ill effects. This
that prawns metabolize a particular arsenic compound ordinarily
but when the prawns are ingested in combination with
A study conducted back in 1985 did report that ingesting a combination of arsenic-bearing shellfish with high doses of
Eating shellfish and popping huge doses of
The study did not find, however, that eating a single meal of shrimp in conjunction with taking an ordinary dose of
Barbara “arsenic and old plaice” Mikkelson
Last updated: 22 February 2014