Frozen Beef and Pork, Seized in Balintawak Market

Animals must be raised in sanitary condition. Only healthy animals should be slaughtered in clean slaughter houses. All part of the process from raising animals – to processing and to delivery to consumers should be hygienic.meat hygiene

Sometimes the man resposible for the operation fail to do the job. During transport, Meat should be keep frozen in clean containers to prevent spoilage and contamination.

Staff of Quezon City Veterinary Office did a surprise inpection in Balintawak Market.The visit aimed to caught botcha meat sellers. They seized possible contaminated meat instead.

About 60 kilograms of frozen beef and pork was compiscated. The meat might be contaminated. They are placed besides waste water canal. Some of the meat are already thawed. Veterinary office staff also emphasized that it should be in cold storage to keep maintain their frozen state. [ABS-CBN:TV-Patrol]

Marvin is the lead chocolate maker of Ben and Lyn Chocolate Inc. Has strong background in food research and development. Occasionally conducts training and lectures. Lecturer of Cocoa Foundation of the Philippines. Do coaching and consultancy services on his free time.

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