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UAE Free from Salmonella-Contaminated Chicken

17 October 2013

UAE - The UAE is free from Saudi-produced Al Watania fresh chicken, reported to be contaminated with salmonella, Ministry of Environment and Water has said.

According to Emirates 24/7, the ministry said that after the reports from Qatar that Al Watania fresh chicken contained salmonella bacteria, it had conducted extensive field surveys which proved that the last shipment of Al Watania chicken from Saudi Arabia was on 13 September and was completely fit for human consumption.

It, however, added that the company's products will be strictly examined to ensure that they conform to all UAE quality standards for poultry meat.

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