Ivory Coast destroys 18,000 tonnes of dangerous rice

Written by  BBC

Officials in Ivory Coast are destroying 18,000 tonnes of rice that has been declared unfit for human consumption.

Officials inspect the rice before condemning it unfit for human consumption Officials inspect the rice before condemning it unfit for human consumption AFP
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April

The shipment of rice, from Myanmar (also known as Burma), had been refused entry at several West African ports in recent weeks, including Lome, Conakry and Accra.

 

The goods were finally unloaded in Abidjan and then tests were done, which showed there was a problem with the rice.

 

 

An official observes  offloading at a landfill site

 

It is now being taken to a landfill site.

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