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Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture said even though the New Yeung Wah Enterprises truck was returning to it's facility with un-refrigerated food they say was to be discarded, the company was still violating the law.

"Even if the food was being returned for disposal, it cannot be transported on the same truck as food being transported for human consumption. And again, as long as it is "food" it must be at temperature we have no way of determining where it was going, or for what," said Samantha Elliott Krepps, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

Last week, officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture impounded a truck along Route 422 in Lawrence County carrying un refrigerated pork and fish to NYWP Enterprises based in McKees Rocks, PA

Health departments in the tri-county area inspected all 21 restaurants to ensure the food delivered from New Yeung Wah was discarded.

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