Jayapura, Jub – Officials from the Department of Animal Husbandry and Animal Health of Papua Province found 20 kg of chicken and beef that are not suitable for consumption during inspections to several supermarkets in the city of Jayapura.
The head of the Department of Animal Husbandry and Animal Production Micha Methuselah Auri said Tuesday that officials carried out inspections at several traditional markets and supermarkets in order to prevent bad or expired food from being sold.
“We conducted the inspections for religious holidays like before Eid,” he said on Tuesday, (14/7/2015)
He the continued some of the places visited are traditional markets in Paldam, Hamadi Market and several supermarkets which are located in the city of Jayapura.
“There are two places that we found chicken and beef are not suitable for consumption and have been seized including Agro Segar in Hamadi with 6.4 Kg of beef and chicken that are not fit for consumption,” he said. Meanwhile, he said it found 15.3 kg of rotten chicken meat at Sinar Agro in Hamadi. He then urged the businessman to send meat samples to a laboratory so it can be checked. (*/Tina)