You think that the garlic, you buy is grown in California, almost 80% of the garlic in the world actually comes from China.About 138 million pounds of garlic are imported in U.S and you shouldn’t trust to the “organic” certification on garlic.
This garlic is sprayed with dangerous chemicals ,methyl bromide , to stop sprouting, to destroy insects and to become whiter. This garlic is grown in unhealthy sewage.Methyl bromide cause damage on the respiratory system the central nervous system,even death.
In this garlic are found sulfates and lead.It is treated with ground inhibitors, then left in cold place and exposed to over-storage. Allicin, the main and healthiest component, starts to decrease, when the garlic is over-stored.
How to make difference between California grown garlic and the imported garlic :
American garlic weights more
American garlic has roots left on it
American garlic is richer in flavor than the Chinese one
It is very important to intake healthy and safe food,don’t forget these tips.