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Police Arrest 38 over Contaminated Chicken Feet

28 August 2014

CHINA - Chinese police have arrested 38 people for selling contaminated chicken feet.

According to the official Chinese newsagency Xinhua , police in Yongjia County of east China's Zhejiang Province said that 30,000 tonnes of chicken feet polluted with hydrogen peroxide had been seized after police raided nine factories in the provinces of Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan and Guangdong.

The contaminated chicken feet were first found in Yongjia last September.

Police have now broken up 35 national sales networks.

The factories used hydrogen peroxide solutions as bleach and antiseptics.

Police say they are still hunting 11 suspects.

TheMeatSite News Desk

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