The Ministry of Health announces the destruction of meat, poultry and fish products at the "Shamir S.E. Holdings Ltd." butchery in the Kannot Industrial Area.
On 28-Apr-14, representatives of the Ministry of Health, Ashkelon District Food Service and Environmental Health and the Local Governmental Veterinarian of the Be’er Toviyya Regional Council conducted an inspection of the "Shamir S.E. Holdings Ltd." butchery in the Kannot Industrial Area.
During the inspection, fish, beef and poultry products were found, the majority of which were beyond the expiry date, in contravention of the law. Furthermore, the butchery operates without a permit, in contravention of the law.
The marketing of products in contravention of legislation could endanger public health.
By order of the Ashkelon District veterinary surgeon, some 242 kg of meat and fish products were destroyed.
The Ministry of Health will take further enforcement measures, including legal action, against this food business.