License suspended over suspected smuggled poultry
US officials have suspended the license of a Michigan poultry
wholesaler who is suspected of selling illegally smuggled Chinese poultry to
Asian restaurants and grocery stores in southeast Michigan since early
Michigan Department of Agriculture Director Mitch
Irwin said the action effectively shut down operations of the Tinsway Company,
on East Maple Road in Troy, where state and federal inspectors found incorrectly
labelled poultry that may be from areas of China where avian
Irwin said state and county inspectors are
inspecting 65 Asian grocery stores and 35 Chinese restaurants.
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