Lima, Nov 20 (EFE) .- Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio today asked the Government of Peru to buy national food for the Qali Warma social program, which gives breakfast to school children primary, after knowing that a consignment of 200,000 tin cans from China had anisakis worms.
The cans contained mackerel in tomato sauce and were confiscated by the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi).
"I hope that more and more will be bought from the national production. The past offered us an abundant volume of mackerel and this year a high volume of bonito is forecast. on Twitter.
Acurio's claim was in response to a message from the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion that indicated that "all of Qali Warma's food is reviewed in a documentary and physics before being distributed to schools. "
Last Saturday, Peru issued an" International Health Alert "to the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China after detecting parasitic worms (anisakid nematodes) in a conserve lot from that country that had its sanitary certificate.
The note The official said that this product was manufactured by the Chinese company Tropical Food Manufacturing and that "the sanitary alert to China was issued as this contaminated product puts at risk the consumer health ".