The West Jakarta Health Sub-agency joint team found two types of food containing hazardous substances sold by traders on Jalan Baru Cengkareng Timur, precisely next to Cengkareng RSUD.
" We bought all those dangerous foods to be destroyed"
The team itself consisted of Health Sub-agency, Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM), and Health Laboratory.
From the raid, the team examined 20 types of food such as otak-otak (fish cake), tofu, dumplings, yellow noodles, iced selendang mayang, rice cake and so on.
"We bought all those dangerous foods to be destroyed," expressed West Jakarta Vice Mayor, M Zen, Thursday (5/16).
West Jakarta Health Sub-agency Head, Kristi Watini explained that her side also shared brochures to residents about the characteristics of foods that contain harmful substances.
"Foods that contain dyes or f ormalin can be seen from the color where it looks brighter and has a thicker texture," she told.