Are traders now selling fake fish on the market?

Are traders now selling fake fish on the market?

- Social media has been washed with a video of an alleged plastic fish

- It is yet to be confirmed if such fishes have hit the Ghanaian market

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It has emerged that "plastic fish" has invaded the several markets especially in UK.

Plastic fish hits Ghanaian market?

Fish forms a major part in the Ghanaian diet

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YEN.com.gh chanced upon a video on social media which shows a consumer tearing the said fish into pieces and realizing it is fake.

The pound of fish, according to the consumer, was bought at an undisclosed shopping mall in the UK.

The Foods and Drugs Authority (FDA) is yet to confirm if indeed there is the influx of any such fake fish on the Ghanaian market as consumers are being cautioned to be extra vigilant in the kind of fish they purchase.

This development, yet to be confirmed in Ghana, follows earlier concerns over the proliferation of plastic rice in the Ghanaian market - a development which saw the FDA assure consumers of such rice not being sold in Ghana.

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