Salt in schools recalled, destroyed

Salt was recently recalled from Selebi-Phikwe schools and destroyed according to health officials
Salt was recently recalled from Selebi-Phikwe schools and destroyed according to health officials

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Environmental Health Officers recently recalled salt from schools in the former mining town following laboratory tests proving it was not healthy for consumption, therefore must be destroyed at the landfill.

Selebi-Phikwe Town Council has started testing all samples of food items before being consumed by students. Most of the food items passed the test, but salt showed high levels of iodine that was way above the acceptable limits.

District Officer -Development Neo Mogorosi said when delivering the urban development committee report to council this week all salt was collected from the concerned schools for destruction.

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