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Quang Ninh authorities seize food of unclear origin

Update: January, 19/2016 - 15:46

QUANG NINH (VNS) — The northern Quang Ninh Province's market management department and the public security ministry's environment police department yesterday seized a lorry for transporting a large quantity of food of unclear origin.

The market management force of Quang Ninh Province examines the seized frozen food. — Photo

The goods, worth roughly VND43 million (US$1,920), contained mostly frozen food, such as 230kg of doves and 27 kg of ducks and 77kg of sâm cầm (Fulica atra).

The owner of the goods was Nguyễn Văn Hải, 38, a resident of Bắc Ninh Province's Tiên Du District.

Hai said he had bought the goods in Quảng Ninh Province's Ming Cái City and had transported it to Bắc Ninh Province for consumption. 

He was fined VND25 million (US$1,117) for trading in unlicensed food. All the seized goods were later destroyed by the relevant authorities. — VNS

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