- NVWA on Saturday put an end to the sale of meat sold to individuals through a private Facebook page. his administration and meat products confiscated at three locations in the country. Commissioned by the Dutch Food and Goods Authority know.
According NVWA the meat was not transported properly chilled, labeling did not meet the requirements and sustainability was not clear. Especially with the hot weather is dangerous, says the organization. Members of that closed group on Facebook could place orders, and the meat was delivered once a week.
,, Nonsense, 'says Joop Lamers, President of the Foundation Messages Bank, which buys and transports the meat to the poor.,, The same meat from the same supplier is Saturday are market tested and met all the requirements. '' At that supplier in the Brabant Haaren Saturday everything was confiscated.,, Its cold rooms were full for the sale on the market after the weekend. I estimate that there was 3,000 kilos of meat. ''
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Lamers has been working for over ten years for the less fortunate. He is furious:,, We had 172 cooler bags with meat just picked up at the supplier, when we were arrested. About 800 kilos of meat, money, paperwork, mobile phones and laptops were seized. '' Lamers has itself reported to the police, which would have measured wrong the temperature of the meat according to him.
The Messages Bank helps approximately six hundred and fifty families in Gelderland, Noord Brabant and northern Limburg, which just too deserve something to benefit the Food Bank benefit. Households ordered through the secure Facebook page and had already paid for the meat which has now been seized.