HA NOI (VNS) — The Ha Noi Market Watch Bureau yesterday seized three tonnes of cosmetics and more than four tonnes of milk and food additives from a truck.
Driver Pham Xuan Ly, 53, admitted to the police that he was hired to transport the goods from the northern mountainous province of Lang Son to Ha Noi and sell them. No papers on their origin were enclosed.
The Quang Binh Market Watch also discovered nearly 18 tonnes of dried cuttlefish with unclear origin in Dong Hoi City's Phu Hai District.
Owner Nguyen Thi Le Nhung said that the cuttlefish were bought in various places including the southern province of Kien Giang, but she did not have any certificates related to the goods. She also admitted that 340kg were made from cassava. — VNS