Mass tilapia death: govt put embargo on two Chinese farms

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Mass tilapia death: govt put embargo on two Chinese farms

 

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has confirmed that it has initiated investigations into the death of tons of tilapia said to have come from two Chinese farms in the Asutsuare area in the Greater Accra Region.

Consequently, the ministry has put an embargo on the two farms. Officers from the ministry have also been dispatched to the place to monitor the situation.

The Chief Director of the Ministry, Prof. F. K. E. Nunoo, who confirmed the incident on Accra-based Citi Fm Friday morning said, the officers from the ministry are on the grounds to contain the situation and also to ensure that no contaminated tilapia goes out to the market for consumption.

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