Due to an unexpected investigation, on the premises of Nguyen Thi Kim Hiep (living in Ward 11, Da Lat), police Da Lat City discovered that large quantities of Chinese potatoes had been dyed red earth.
Functional forces in Dalat City have, in large numbers, discovered a new crop of red soil in potatoes in China.
At the time of the inspection, the facility had 4 tons of potatoes from China, together with the exhibits at the site, the red soil that was used to dye the potatoes.
According to the owner of this facility, the washing and mixing of red soil in Chinese potatoes is carried out according to the order requirements of the wholesaler in Ho Chi Minh City.
Da Lat red earth is used to dye Chinese potato
Once the red coloring process is complete, the potato is packaged and sold on the market at 8,500 VND / kg. Each month, the basis of this offer of 6 to 12 tons of Chinese potato-dyed red soil in Da Lat in wholesale markets.
The functional agency has written a written report of the temporary seizure of material evidence to further investigate and clarify commercial practices.
With regard to the fact that some small traders in the Dalat agricultural products market mix the red soil in potatoes with Chinese origin and then pack and label Dalat potatoes. On August 22, Mr. Pham S, Vice Chairman Lam Dong People & # 39; s Committee said that trademark fraud is a violation of intellectual property rights.
The police check the number of red-colored potatoes and make data of confiscated material
The vice-president of the province also instructed the municipalities to concentrate on the management and handling of shops, stalls, small traders, dealers involved in the transport of agricultural products from other places to places, and then to the land. to mimic the agricultural products of Da Lat.
The leaders of the People's Committee of Lam Dong Province commissioned the Da Lat People & # 39; s Committee to announce the issuing of regulations on the management of the agricultural products market of Da Lat; Do not mix Dalat soil in potatoes to mislead consumers.