Towards Passover: Border security halts smuggling of 1.5 ton of meat

During the vehicle inspection, the meat was found to have been transported without cooling and general sanitary conditions.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
April 15, 2019 13:04
Attempts halted to smuggle unregulated meat into Israeli territory

Attempts halted to smuggle unregulated meat into Israeli territory. (photo credit: DEFENSE MINISTRY CROSSING AUTHORITY)

 
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Security inspectors thwarted a number of attempts to smuggle unsupervised meat into Israel, Defense Ministry Crossing Authority reported on Monday.

At Ta'anim crossing, located on Route 571, inspectors caught 1.5 ton of unsupervised for Passover meat.

During the vehicle inspection, the meat was found to have been transported without cooling and general sanitary conditions.


The driver, who was arrested, said that he was transporting the meat to Netanya.

Another incident took place at the Trans-Samaria crossing, where security officials caught about 400 kilograms of unsupervised meat.

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