Food safety: Da Nang slaughterhouse coats chickens with carcinogenic dye

Nguyen Cong Ngoc was found mixing gold coloring powder in water to dye the chickens before delivering them to the market. He said the chickens sell better with gold-colored skin. Many Vietnamese believe they taste better than chickens with white, pale skin.

No matter how many times Vietnamese agriculture officials have condemned the trick as “unethical,” it remains common with the chemical easily found at markets.

Source: http://www.thanhniennews.com/health/da-nang-slaughterhouse-coats-chickens-with-carcinogenic-dye-64525.html, Jul 24, 2016

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