Meat Wilfully Served To Customers After It Fell On A Sidewalk

The meat was cooked and sold to presumably unknowing patrons
There were no apparent repercussions for the sanitary violation

A raw meat shipment to a Chinatown food retailer in Hawaii was reportedly wilfully fed it to clientele after it fell 'skin-down' on the sidewalk.

Photo evidence

The Department of Health (DOH) was informed of the incident by a passerby who took a photo of the meat on the sidewalk and contacted the organization.

By the time the DOH arrived, the meat had already been served to customers.

Recent studies have shown most supermarket meat to be contaminated with superbugs

Still in operation

Chun's Meat Market - the offending retailer - had the right to refuse the evidently soiled product, but accepted it anyway, cooking it and cleaning it before selling it to patrons.

The employees were then reportedly 'educated' by DOH workers on better practices.

The business is still in operation.

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