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3:26 PM March 14, 2019

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3:26 PM March 14, 2019

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BFAR Breaks Silence Over Plastic Fish Controversy

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) released an official statement regarding the viral plastic fish controversy.

Previously, several netizens have share the videos of fish allegedly covered with plastic skin purchased from the market.

The concerned consumers were showing the fish they bought from the market allegedly covered with alleged plastic skins.

Plastic Fish

However, some social media users do not believe on the controversial videos showing the difference between real and fake fish.

Recently, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources finally breaks silence regarding the plastic fish issue.

BFAR Assistant Director for Administrative Services Sammy Malvas belied the claim that the ‘Salmon’ on the video if covered with plastic.

Plastic Fish

Malvas explained that the clear and transparent object is an authentic fish skin covering and protecting the sea creature.

Plastic Fish

The BFAR executive also advised the consumers to grill the fish to discover whether it is fake or real.

BFAR also warned the public to be more careful in giving information and details on the social media.

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