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They seized in Santa Fe 16 tons of offal in poor condition


The shipment, which apparently was heading towards Rosario, was being transferred from a refrigerated truck to a utility truck, both without authorization. Five people were delayed for the fact.


than 16 tons of offal in poor condition

and without complying with the cold chain were confiscated in the northwest of the capital of

Santa Fe


The shipment was transported in a refrigerated truck and five people were delayed.

The procedure was carried out just a week after the health alert that was unleashed after two men from Berazategui died after consuming meat and offal contaminated with Shigella and Salmonella, bacteria found during the autopsy. 

In this context, personnel from the Institutional Security Guard (GSI) and from the Food Safety area of ​​the Municipality of Santa Fe, in collaboration with the Provincial Police, intervened on Tuesday afternoon when they unloaded

16,340 kilos of offal,

without respecting the corresponding protocols. 

They confiscated 16 tons of offal in poor condition in Santa Fe.

"Everything arises from a call from a neighbor at 0800 from the Municipality, where it is stated that a large truck was lowering merchandise that could be entrails or offal to a utility vehicle. The neighbor also makes a complaint at the nearest police station," he said. the Secretary of Control of the Municipality of Santa Fe, Fernando Peverengo, in dialogue with

Aire de Santa Fe


After receiving this warning, the authorities went to the intersection of Gorostiaga and Europa streets, between Blas Parera and Circunvalación avenues, and confirmed that "

the truck did not have the authorization to circulate with that merchandise

", nor did the utility where they were unloading the big bins full of offal.

According to the local press,

there was a bad smell and flies in the food

The offal were transported in 200 liter buckets.


five people were delayed

: the driver of the refrigerated truck and the four people who were on board the Renault Kangoo truck.

After a series of questions, they were released. 

"By disposition of the prosecutor, it was resolved that the material be confiscated and at night it ended up being taken to the sanitary landfill. We are talking about a load of

16,340 kilos of offal

that came from the north of the province and that

apparently went to the city of Rosario

, According to information provided by the driver, part of the cargo was being lowered in the city of Santa Fe," Peverengo explained.

They confiscated 16 tons of offal in poor condition in Santa Fe.

Just three days before, the municipality had confiscated 100 kilos of meat and offal due to lack of cold and hygiene in a butcher shop in the Esmeralda neighborhood.

The premises also did not have a contract with waste carriers or pest control.

The deaths in Berazategui that unleashed caution around the achuras

Two men in Berazategui died after consuming meat in poor condition: Shigella and salmonella were detected.

Due to these cases of contaminated meat, the municipal authorities closed the butcher shop that sold the offal.

According to the report provided by police sources, the victims were 36 and 48 years old.

And there were five days difference between one case and another.

The first occurred on January 12, and the second, on January 17. Both were treated at the Evita Pueblo Hospital in that town in the southeast of the suburbs.

"Both were admitted with a picture of diarrhea and vomiting, with subsequent unfavorable evolution," they indicated from the Hospital.

Based on these cases, an investigation was initiated in which it was confirmed that the victims had consumed, in the days prior to the appearance of the symptoms, infected meat and offal.

It was detected that in both cultures there was the presence of Shigella and salmonella: bacteria that are usually found in the intestine of infected people and that are transmitted by ingesting food or water contaminated by an infected person.


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Source: clarin

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