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Sale of unwholesome fish could lead to 4-year jail term – FDA warns

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned that engaging in the sale of the dead fishes which were washed ashore under mysterious circumstances could lead to a four-year jail sentence.

This comes on the back of reports that scores of dead fishes and dolphins washed ashore on beaches in the Greater Accra and Western Regions over the weekend have ended up in the homes of locals.

The Western Regional Director of the FDA, Abui Sumaila in an interview with Empire News warned fish consumers to check the type of fish they buy from the market to avoid consuming unwholesome fish as investigations are still underway to unravel the mysterious deaths of some mammals and fishes washed ashore at Axim and Osu.

Meanwhile, the CPP National chairperson, Nana Akosua Sarpong Kumakuma who personally intervened and ensured that some of the dolphins were sent back to the high seas, has urged the public particularly fisherfolks not to think the mysterious appearance of the

The assembly member for Brewire electoral area at Axim Emmanuel Abisah has been given an account of the dolphins and other fishes washed ashore for further investigations.

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