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Albania blocks 27 tons of chicken meat with salmonella

Staff Writer |
Albanian National Food Authority (NFA) has blocked a container of about 27 tons of chicken meat coming from Brazil whose samples resulted in salmonella presence, local media reported.

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NFA directorates across Albania have continued with the strict controls of cargoes of animal products from imports during the summer season, when there is an increase of the volume of trade.

During 2018, NFA has blocked and returned back to their country of origin a total of seven containers, with 180 tons of meat. The total number of cargoes imported from Brazil during this period of the year is 259 containers, each of which is checked and rigorously analyzed.

According to NFA, the efficient controls associated with the quality of analysis are a complete guarantee the safety on the products entering the Albanian market.

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