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Dubai Municipality denies rumours on chicken infected with bacteria

Staff Reporter/Dubai
Filed on January 5, 2017 | Last updated on January 5, 2017 at 04.19 pm
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Dubai Municipality appealed to the public to always confirm these rumors through communication with the Municipality by calling 800900.

Dubai Municipality has denied the authenticity of a circulating video clip on WhatsApp regarding Kuwait destroying a shipment of Sadia chicken due to the presence of Jabola disease and Salmonella bacteria Type B.

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The Food Safety Department of Dubai Municipality clarified that this is not true since the destruction process shown in the video clip was the normal process carried out by the official authorities in Kuwait for food deemed unfit for human consumption.

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Dubai Municipality appealed to the public to always confirm these rumors through communication with the Municipality by calling 800900, stressing on the fact that all the food that enters the Emirate undergoes thorough checks, and random samples are taken on a regular basis before it reaches the food markets.

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