Sat, Feb 13, 2016, 11:46 AM
Experts have made it clear, time and again that fruits that are ripened with chemicals might lead to a number of diseases, especially cancer. An expose of how bananas are being ripened in old city area in Hyderabad a case in point. A lid full of calcium carbonate, a toxic chemical is put in to a bucket of water, which is then sprinkled on the bananas that ripen within a few hours. Doctors recommend the consumption of fresh local fruits like guava instead of imported apples.