Ho Chi Minh City: Nearly 5,600 kg of dirty seafood, meat almost went to the table
From January 15 to January 21, the Food Safety Management Board of Ho Chi Minh City will check the food for the Lunar New Year 2021 to ensure it safe.
On the morning of January 14, Ms. Pham Khanh Phong Lan, Head of Food Safety Management Board in Ho Chi Minh City, said that this place had just checked a food business (89, Street 3, Binh Hung Hoa ward, Binh Tan District) and found many mistakes.
At the time of inspection, the above-mentioned establishment was trading in livestock meat, poultry, seafood and animal by-products of all kinds but did not register for business as prescribed. The inspection team also discovered nearly 5,600 kg of seafood, meat and animal by-products of all kinds without invoices, without documents of origin.
The owner of the above consignment said that seafood, meat and animal by-products of all kinds were purchased from Hanoi and Nha Trang, so there were no invoices and documents. The inspection team makes a record of violation and destroys the entire shipment. In addition, the delegation is also expected to fine 90 million.
According to Ms. Phong Lan, from January 15 to January 21, the Ho Chi Minh City Food Safety Management Board will inspect food production and trading activities in establishments in the area to ensure food sources for the Lunar New Year 2021 which is coming to be safe.