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Monday, 15 January 2018

Consumer Protection Agency investigates Lactalis-Halawa for contaminated dairy products

The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) has been investigating Lactalis-Halawa, the domestic partner of French dairy group Lactalis, for three weeks amid allegations it has sold contaminated dairy products, CPA head Atef Yacoub said, Al Mal reports. According to Yacoub, the investigation is limited to products that were manufactured using dairy from a specific farm and that went rotten when boiled. The investigation is also not connected to a separate issue Lactalis is facing over salmonella contamination in its baby milk products. The CPA reached an agreement with Lactalis-Halawa to announce that it will recall the faulty products and pinpoint the problem to ensure it is resolved.

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