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Hundreds of boxes of chicken meat destroyed again at Neiafu

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 9/03/2020

Food Authority in Vava’u again destroyed more than 200 cartons of chicken leg quarters over the weekend as they were unfit for consumption.

The town officer of Neiafu – Vava Lapota says they had received a complaint about the quality of the meat which lead to authority’s decision to destroy all these cartons of chicken meet immediately.

Locals businesses are blaming the storage area of these cartons of chicken meat when were shipped from Tongatapu.

Last month, more than 400 cartons of chicken leg quarters were destroyed in Vava’u with retailers being urged to ensure the quality of their goods before selling them to the public.

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