Expired meat

Authorities in Tonga’s Vava’u seize and destroy expired frozen meat products

Neiafu Town Officer Vāvā Lapota claimed some cartons of meat arrived in Vava’u in what he described as “repacked” boxes.

He also claimed some of these frozen meat were expired according to their expiry dates recorded on the boxes but the business owners who purchased the meat insisted the dates showed the meat were still in good condition for consumption.