Food Traders Protest BPOM

Food Traders Protest BPOM

Polewali : Indonesia | Apr 25, 2011 at 9:40 PM PDT
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Food Traders Protest POM

Razia hawker who held officer of Research Institute for Food and Drugs (BPOM) Makassar in some schools in Polewali Mandar, western Sulawesi since last peckn, jananan protested a number of merchants who often hung in the school. Traders resent and reject jajanannya considered dangerous and unhygienic food. A number of angry traders who had locked horns with POM agency officials are taking samples of snacks that are sold free traders in the vicinity of schools.

Adu mouth of the traders and officials POM could attract the attention of residents and school students. Some dealers even refused wares officers were taken as samples for examination in the laboratory. Pedganag Some even refuse if they are prohibited from making a living around the school in which they peddle merchandise.

In SD 001 Polewali Mandar example. Some traders meatballs and siomai mind if wares called hazardous foods because they contain boron or substances that can menyebbakan cancer and digestive disorders. Overwrite vulnerable students in school.

Ramli, pedgang hawker who often hung around SD 001 Mandar POlewlai this instance could not restrain emotions of the moment to know if the merchandise siomainya called officers contain hazardous substances like borax or health. Ramli jajananan ensure clean and there is no substance whatever siomai mixed into the food it sells. "I can not receive, because I have not mixed anything material," said Ramli ensure clean and healthy sales siomainya consumed.

A number of street traders claim rejected if they are prohibited from selling in the vicinity of schools during the place they hang out.

Protest New Ramli meredah when the officer explained if the borax is harmful substances can be derived from a mixture of yeast that are purchased traders to make siomai food ingredients are sold separately including school children.

Head of Information Service BPOM Makassar section mentioned a number of samples of snacks that have been familiar in the eyes of school students are known to contain hazardous substances such as borax. This substance can cause cancer and digestive problems if it continues to be consumed. "We have found many types of food that favored the students turned out to contain dangerous sat like borax. Questions may be and whether or not pedganag selling around the school health office and dina ursan local education, "said Neti.

In addition to holding food research, Officer BPOM Makassar also to socialize and tricks to choose healthy foods at each school

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Makassar BPOM do raids and research snacks around the school. Some pedganag where the food is called contain hazardous substances such as borax objections and quarrels with the officers.
edyjunaedi is based in Polewali, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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