24 tons of uncertified chicken legs missing in HCMC

HCM City: Binh Chanh District’s Veterinary Office discovered documents relating to 24 tons of chicken legs imported into the city, which were not declared to local veterinary officials in order to check the sanitary standards, on October 5 – is this right, said Dinh Thi Hong Hanh, head of the veterinary station.

Veterinary officials are trying to find where the produce is currently stored or on sale.

The legs originate from Poland and were imported by the Viet My Import-Export Logistics Ltd Company.

The company previously brought 72 tons of chicken legs from the Polish company Landamasy Polska, and transported the produce to HCM City late last month and stored the meat at the district’s Nhan Hoa warehouse.

All the imported products are suspected of not meeting hygiene standards.

The head of HCM City's Veterinary Department, Phan Xuan Thao, said that the department reported the incident and its concerns to the city’s Department of Agricultural and Rural Development and the People’s Committee.

By Ng. Hai – Translated by Kim Khanh

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