More than 450 tons of expired food and beverages were destroyed in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, the country's Ministry of Public Health said on Wednesday. The spoiled food and expired beverages were seized by health authorities in a commercial hub in Police District (PD) 1 and from several shops and supermarkets in PD 8.
They were destroyed in Qalacha, an area on the southern outskirts of Kabul, Xinhua news agency reported citing the ministry's tweet. The ministry vowed to continue the crackdown on the illegal sale and disposal of expired food across the country. Over the weekend, the health officials have destroyed 13 tons of expired food in northern Faryab and western Nimroz province.