The Casablanca-Settat branch of the National Office of Food Security (ONSSA) seized and destroyed 56, 249 kg of food products unsafe for human consumption.
The Casablanca-Settat branch of the National Office of Food Security (ONSSA) seized and destroyed 56, 249 kg of food products considered unfit for human consumption between the first and the tenth day of Ramadan this month.
The ONSSA audited 2,148 food sale points, including supermarkets and department stores, as well as food production and food storage centres.
It seized a range of food products, including cakes and biscuits (18,125 kg), red and white meats and associated products (14, 927 kg), fish (11,409 kg), tinned vegetables (4,083 kg), milk products (3,604 kg), table oil (428 kg), honey (18 kg), 383 eggs and 328 kg of other products, ONSSA stated in a press release.
43 food samples are also currently undergoing laboratory testing.
ONSSA also audited 60,127 kg of food products being imported into Morocco, of which 28,300 tons were refused entry into Morocco. 65 samples are also currently being tested.