Trader arrested for selling dead chicken

Tirupur: A trader and a poultry farmowner have been arrested for promoting dead chicken at Palladam in the district recently.
Last week, police workforce at Veerapandi Pirivu checkpost red-handedly stuck Ganesh, 34, of Parappalayam whilst he used to be carrying dead birds, which could fetch 140kg of meat. On intimation, meals protection and drug administration (FSDA) government seized the dead chicken.

“In the previous 4 months, we seized about 170kg of dead chicken in two cases with the exception of the closing one. Catching the dead cocks used to be for the first time. When the police inquired with Ganesh, he confessed that all the 60 dead birds have been procured for Rs 10 each from a poultry farm owned via Marimuthu of Sultanpettai close to Palladam,” said Ok Tamil Selvan, designated officer of FSDA.


“Many people could be keen on such unlawful promoting of the dead chicken. It may purpose well being complications to the patrons from quite a lot of Tasmac bars and roadside stalls. Apart from picking the dead chicken from the dump yards, the buyers purchase immediately from the poultry farms. Arrests of the poultry proprietor and the trader may send caution message to the opposite violators,” he said.


FSDA has been planning to conduct an awareness programme to the poultry farmowners of Palladam, which has four,207 hatcheries and 52 broiler farms and thought to be as one of the most poultry hubs in the state.


Besides, collector Ok S Palanisamy has ordered the poultry farms not to promote dead chicken and to dispose them as prescribed via the animal husbandry department or in a different way face action including heavy fines.


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