Increased smuggling of unsafe food in year-end

Traffic police officers in Hanoi has just uncovered a smuggling of a large quantity of unsafe cattle organs.

Traffic policemen December 18 stopped a truck drived by   Nguyen Duc Hung, 40 year old, traveling in the National Highway 1A in Thuong Tin District of Hanoi.  Police officers detected 1 tons of cattle organs in the truck which gave off bad smell.

On the same day, inspectors of the Market Management No.11 in Hanoi detained 4 tons of salted shredded meat for testing is quality. The food was discovered the National Highway Phap Van when workers unloaded the food from this truck to another truck.

Through inspecting, drivers of the two truck could not produce any certificates of origins and certificates of food safety and hygiene. Health authority said that the food was made from safe poultry and pork meat plus preservative, chemical and wheat flour to be finished salted shredded meat which is sold to stores across Hanoi.

By staff writer - translated by Uyen Phuong

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