South Chungcheong Province special envoy caught 32 companies violating the Livestock Products Sanitation Management Act in South Korea

Published May 26, 2024

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The South Chungcheong Province Civil Justice Police Team has conducted an intensive crackdown, catching 32 businesses for violations related to the handling of livestock products. The violations included selling chicken past its expiration date, failing to complete hygiene inspection logs, and failing to provide necessary information such as the country of origin and slaughterhouse name. Additionally, discrepancies were found in the Korean beef genes and individual history numbers. All companies will face administrative measures such as business suspension or fines. The province plans to increase inspections to ensure the safety and confidence of residents purchasing livestock products.
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(Hongseong = Yonhap News) Reporter Kim So-yeon = The South Chungcheong Province Civil Justice Police Team announced on the 26th that 32 violative businesses were caught as a result of an intensive crackdown on businesses handling livestock products from the 3rd to the 7th. Specific cases of detection include storing and displaying chicken that has passed its expiration date for sale or failing to fill out a hygiene inspection log that must be emailed. Many butchers were caught failing to indicate the country of origin and name of the slaughterhouse, and there were also cases where the displayed cattle individual history number did not match the actual beef being sold. As a result of checking whether the Korean beef genes and individual history numbers matched, all were confirmed to be Korean beef, but discrepancies were confirmed in 2 cases of school lunches and 10 cases of beef handling businesses. Companies caught will be subject to administrative measures, such as business ...
Source: Yna
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