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Chicken “unfit for human consumption”


February 25, 2011
By Jim Knisley


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Feb. 25, 2011 – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have seized approximately 1800 pounds of frozen poultry product which was smuggled into Canada from the USA.

Feb. 25, 2011 – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have seized approximately 1800 pounds of frozen poultry product which was smuggled into Canada from the USA. 

The boxes containing the illicit poultry were marked “unfit for human consumption” by the US authorities.

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The unfit poultry was among other seizures at or near the Eastern Ontario border crossing.
Between January 8th and February 10th officers made a series of seizures that resulted in 10 arrests.

Also seized were 11 vehicles, including four pickup trucks and an Arctic Cat, a Pace cargo trailer, a Stealth trailer, two snowmobile utility tubs, 36,132 resealable bags and cartons each containing about 200 contraband cigarettes, $11,240 in Canadian and U.S. currency, eight grams of marijuana and an unspecified amount of oxycodone.