Published On: Fri, Mar 16th, 2012

Truck Inspection Discovers Spoiled Food

Truck Inspection Discovers Spoiled FoodMuncie, IndianaShortly before12noon today Trooper Jeremy Woods, a Trooper assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, (CVED,) stopped a box truck onWheeling Avenue south of McGalliard inMuncie for an inspection. When he stopped the truck, hauling food from Heng Hua Trucking out ofCincinnati,Ohio, the refrigeration unit was not running and the temperature was 50 degrees in the food storage area.

Shortly after being stopped the driver turned on the refrigeration unit, however two boxes of Tofu food product were found to be spoiled.  After an inspection by Woods, the truck was placed out of service for mechanical issues. The two boxes of spoiled food found in the truck were condemned by the Delaware County Department of Health. Other food in the truck checked ok. The food was on its way to be delivered to restaurants in the Muncie area.

Trooper Woods was assisted at the scene by CVED Trooper Kyle West and members of the Indiana Department of Health and the Delaware County Department of Health. The Indiana State Police remain committed to insuring the safety of food being delivered and transported through our state.

Source & Photo Credit: Indiana State Police

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