I stepped on a squid with my shoes… The fine is only 700,000 won.

A foreign worker steps on a squid with his sneakers while manufacturing dried squid. SNS capture

Recently, a video of a worker stepping on dried squid at a food manufacturing company in Yeongdeok-gun, North Gyeongsang Province was released, causing controversy among netizens.

According to Yeongdeok-gun on the 10th, a fishery processing company in Ganggu-myeon, which became controversial after a video of squid being spread out with shoes was released, fined 700,000 won for violating the Food Sanitation Act.

In particular, the military prohibited the company from selling dried squid and entrusted the inspection to the relevant agency to see if the squid violated hygiene standards.

Earlier on the 8th, a video titled ‘Reporting a company that works unsanitarily dried squid’ was uploaded on an SNS on the 8th.

The 27-second video showed foreign workers stepping on dried squid on the floor in white shoes believed to be work shoes.

After tracing the workplace based on the product packaging box shown in the video, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety confirmed that the bent squid was flattened by stepping on it with workplace shoes without any additional hygiene measures in the process of putting the dried squid in a sack at the deokjang.

The company’s employees were not wearing sanitary caps and masks, so they confirmed that they violated the Food Sanitation Act, and entrusted administrative action to Yeongdeok-gun.

It was found that the company kept dried squid worth 200 to 300 million won in a warehouse and did not distribute it to the market.

An official from Yeongdeok-gun explained, “About 3900 kg of squid that had been previously completed was not distributed and all were discarded. did.

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