It is called Sutchi and I saw many housewives snatching up the fish at supermarkets as they are really reasonably priced. ?The fish looks good but read the article and you will be shocked.
My colleague who deals with seafood confirmed that this is true. ?This product is from Vietnam and unless you know the right supplier which most of us won't, so be safe!
Sutch! i is sold in Singapore supermarkets and I've got a stinking feeling its the same thing!
To be 100% sure that we're not eating Pangas, better not order fish n chips when eating out!!
Do you eat this frozen fish called Pangas ?
( Pangasius, Vietnamese River Cobbler, White Catfish, Gray Sole ) ?
Industrially farmed in Vietnam along the Mekong River , Pangas or whatever they're calling it, has only been recently introduced to the French market.
However, in a very short amount of time, it has grown in popularity in France . The French are slurping up Pangas like it's their last meal of soup noodles.
They are very, very affordable (cheap), are sold in filets with no bones and they have a neutral (bland) flavor and texture; many would compare it to cod and
sole, only much cheaper. But as tasty as some people may find it, there's, in fact, something hugely unsavory about it. I hope the information provided here
will serve as very important information for you and your future choices. Here's why I think it is better left in the shops (and not on your dinner plates):
The reasons are that the Mekong River is one of the most polluted rivers on the planet and this is where pangas are farmed and industries along the river dump chemicals and industrial waste directly into it. To Note: a friend lab tests these fish and tells us to avoid eating them due to high amounts of contamination. Regardless of the reports and recommendations against selling them, the supermarkets still sell them to the general public knowing they are contaminated.
2. They freeze Pangas in contaminated river water..
continue reading PPIM
ps: setelah mencari-cari bersama pakcik google berkenaan dengan ikan Pangas gambar ikan patin ini yang keluar. Boleh jadi ikan patin di Vietnam dipanggil Pangas. Dan bagaimana pula ikan patin yang dijual murah dipasaraya kita? dan bagaimana pula ikan patin yang dilepaskan di kolam-kolam memancing di Malaysia yang rata-ratanya memancing dan dibawa pulang untuk diletakkan diatas meja sebagai masak tempoyak. kalau betul sumbernya dari sana...uweeekkk.