Infected pigmeat in Philippine abattoir
Meat inspectors on duty in a Philippine slaughterhouse in Angeles City
have discovered 110 kg of infected pigmeat last week.
The samples were infected by Classical
Swine Fever and Porcine Reproductive and
Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).
The infections were found out during the
Inspectors found out that the hog meat had
'severe laboured breathing recumbent, purplish and reddish discoloration on the
rump, underbelly and ears'.
A spokesperson of the
slaughterhouse said the meat was intended to be sold in the city's public
market. He added the meat 'can cause illnesses' to people who could have bought
and consumed it.
For the past three months, meat inspectors have
condemned nearly 900 kg of pigmeat and carcasses not fit for human
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