GASQC seizes 23 containers filled with expired flour [Archives:2005/901/Local News]

December 8 2005

HODEIDA- Dec.5- The General Authority for Standards and Quality Control (GASQC) has seized 23 containers filled with expired flour in the Hodeida Port. As many as 29920 sacks of flour were found in the seized containers.

Hussein al-Wishah, General Manager of the GASQC Hodeida Branch told the Yemen Times that the containers are detained by the GASQC, which is about to discard their loads.

He added the authority released 11 containers out of a total number of 34 containers containing 6680 sacks of flour after examination, while the other 23 containers are still in custody, as the authority found their loads filled with insects and unfit for human consumption.