In Germany is just beginning of the barbecue season. Here, the critical view of the barbecue coal is worth: The Stiftung Warentest has found that some is made of jungle wood.
Some in Germany selling barbecue coal contains from the jungles of stolen wood. In five of the 17 samples of the tropical timber hid, such as the Stiftung Warentest in the investigation were found out. Overall, the sector was not very transparent and keep a lid on often the origin and type of wood used, according to the consumer experts. Accordingly, the customer remained unaware. In nine of the 17 sacks neither wood species nor origin were given.
A product leads the consumer to the information of Stiftung Warentest, even deliberately misleading, On the bags have a seal of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is to see the identity cards of the coal as a sustainable and local woods. In reality the charcoal is made of tropical wood.