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Meat container destroyed in Ha’apai, as unfit for consumption

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 22/03/2019

Officials from  Health, Labor and Food Division ordered to destroy immediately cartons of meat from a container in Ha’apai earlier this week.

Head of the Food Division – Metui Falesiva says the container its way to Vava’u however it was left behind in Ha’apai, when the vessel carrying the container stopped over for its passengers.

The decision for the meat destruction was based on the condition of the meat inside the container.

The cost of the damage is yet to be confirmed while investigation continues.

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