1500 kg of dried kiwi imported from China destroyed
- 28 February 2020
Food Safety Agency (FSA) of Azerbaijan is continuing measures in the direction of protection of consumer rights, as well as ensuring food security at all stages of the food chain, the Agency told APA.
An appeal has been made to FSA to provide food safety certificate to dried kiwi with the “Delicious dessert” brand imported from China Valehlar MMC. Based on the appeal received, employees of the Agency took samples from the product and submitted it to the laboratory of the Food Safety Institute of Azerbaijan. According to the results of analyzing, salmonella was found in the product.
1500 kg of dried kiwi under the “Delicious dessert” brand that safety indicators did not meet the requirements of technical regulations was destroyed at Sumgayit "Hazardous Waste" landfill.
FSA will further continue its measures in the direction of protection of the health of people and providing them with safe food products, and illegal cases directed to violate the rights of the consumer will be prevented.