Guard the safety on the tip of your tongue! Guangdong Wuhua police investigated and dealt with 2 cases of production and sale of poisoned bean sprouts
By: Date: 2021-04-16 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,
   The bean sprouts used by the hotel’s catering department actually contain toxic and harmful substances, so where do the poisonous bean sprouts come from? A few days ago, the Wuhua County Public Security Bureau of Guangdong investigated and dealt with a case of production and sale of poisoned bean sprouts based on clues handed over by the county’s market supervision and management department, and criminally detained one person involved in the case Xie Mousong.
   It is understood that on September 18, 2020, the Wuhua County Market Supervision and Administration Bureau conducted an inspection of food safety in the county. After extracting relevant food materials from the catering department of a hotel in the county, it was found that a sample of soybean sprouts contained prohibited use by the state.” 6-Benzyl adenine” is a substandard product. After understanding, I learned that the soybean sprouts purchased by the hotel were purchased from a vegetable stall in a market in Wuhua County.
   According to the relevant provisions of the”Regulations on the Transfer of Criminal Cases by Administrative Law Enforcement Organs”, in November 2020, Wuhua County Market Supervision and Administration Bureau will transfer the inspection report and case clues to Wuhua County Public Security Bureau for investigation.
  ” After receiving the clues, our public security department quickly launched an investigation together with the Shuizhai Town Police Station. It was found that the soybean sprouts sold at the vegetable stall were bought from a vegetable wholesale store in Shuizhai Town. At the same time, follow the line to further investigate. Ming, the soybean sprouts came from a vegetable stall in the No. 1 market in Bingcun Town, Meijiang District.” said Zhong Mingcheng, instructor of the Fourth Squadron of the Public Security Brigade.
   According to investigations, in addition to wholesale vegetables, a vegetable stall in a market in Bingcun Town also produces and sells bean sprouts. The worker Xie Mousong is responsible for the production of bean sprouts.
   The criminal suspect Xie Mousong confessed that he was hired at a vegetable stall in Bingcun Town in July 2020 to specialize in bean sprouts production. During the production of bean sprouts, he used bean sprouts nutrient solution purchased online. The food and drug supervision and testing department tested the nutrient solution purchased and used by it and found that it contained the prohibited substance”6-benzyl adenine”.
   On April 14, 2021, the Wuhua County Public Security Bureau took criminal detention measures against Xie Mousong, a suspect suspected of the crime of producing and selling toxic and harmful food.
   It is also reported that the Wuhua County Public Security Bureau also investigated and prosecuted a suspected case of producing and selling toxic and harmful food (bean sprouts) in March 2021 based on another clue handed over by the county’s Market Supervision and Administration Bureau in Shuizhai Town. The suspect Liu Mouchao (male, from Dianbai District, Maoming City) was arrested in a rental house in Luohu Village. The public security organs of Wuhua County took criminal coercive measures against the suspect Liu Mouchao in accordance with the law.
   Guarding the safety of the people’s tongue and cracking down on food-related crimes, the Wuhua police are unrelenting. At present, the investigation of the above two cases is still in progress.