Chinese food company busted for tax evasion and unhealthy conditions

Chinese food company busted for tax evasion and unhealthy conditions

The Ghana Revenue Authority on October 23, 2019, discovered a massive case of tax fraud and other unlawful things in a Chinese-owned food and beverage company based in Tema.

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There were some dangerous health implications uncovered by GhanaWeb at the DADA Food Company Limited where operations were ongoing during the arrest of two Chinese nationals - a managing director and his accomplice - for tax evasion.

According to GhanaWeb reports dozens of factory hands who were not properly dressed and had no protective gear were seen while mixing powdered food additives and chemicals to produce drinks.

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They only wore orange polo shirts with their faces exposed to the chemicals in the factory which had no visible fire extinguishers in its premises - exposing them to the risk of possible fire explosion.

The GhanaWeb team noticed that all the products were labelled in Chinese with very little English inscriptions which the workers had no idea what they meant. Also, expiry dates were not clearly printed on the food additives used for the drinks.

With respect to the expiry dates of products, a machine which was understood to imprint the dates on the products was being operated by two female workers.

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In other news, a staunch member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), T.K. Aboagye, popularly known as One Man NPP, has shed tears after he revealed that he has been betrayed by the bigwigs of the NPP.

One Man NPP said after working so hard to ensure the victory of the party in the 2016 general elections, he has been neglected by the very people he worked for.

Speaking in an interview on Hot 93.9, he said those who never toiled for the party are amassing wealth for themselves while he was still struggling.

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