The Nigeria Health Watch team visited abattoirs in Suleja and Dei-Dei, to learn how they are managed, listing the public health issues that Nigeria need to consider as it safeguards its citizens from infectious diseases.
Dangers of eating contaminated food.
The vast area of land surrounding the slaughter hall of Suleja abattoir where large pieces of meat lay open on the ground where people walk.
Cow skins, cowtails and legs are washed using hot water in large steel pots repeatedly without changing the water in Suleja abattoir.
Daily Trust, 5 January 2014
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