Three more passengers fined for bringing meat products into Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/01/04
By: Chiu Chun-chin and Flor Wang

Photo courtesy of Taipei Customs

Taipei, Jan. 4 (CNA) Three more travelers were fined NT$200,000 (US$6,470) on Friday for bringing meat products into the country, according to Taipei Customs.

Two travelers arriving in Taiwan from China and one coming from Hong Kong were issued the fine for violating the Statute for Prevention and Control of Infectious Animal Disease, Taipei Customs said.

A Chinese tourist, identified by his family name Wang (王), was found with 45 grams of cooked pig liver and 673 grams of fruit in his carry-on bag upon arrival at Taoyuan International Airport from Changchun in Jilin province as a member of a tour group.

Wang said he had the food with him in case he got hungry.    [FULL  STORY]

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