How S’poreans illegally bring in fresh chickens from Johor, according to sellers

A seller at a wet market in Johor's Kampung Pandan said some Singaporeans would buy fresh chicken parts to bring back home. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - Wrap the fresh chicken with newspapers, put it inside a grocery bag with vegetables on top, and place the bag near your feet inside the car. That is the method used by Singaporeans to bring back fresh chickens – a prohibited act – from Johor, according to sellers there.

Chicken retailers and supermarket staff in the Malaysian state told The Straits Times that “quite a few” Singaporeans have been buying fresh chickens from them each week.

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