Street food safety worries Indonesians

Up to 17 percent of food sold on the streets believed to contain dangerous chemicals.

    Iftar, or breaking the fast, is a festive time for many during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

    But in Indonesia this joy can disappear quickly when consuming bad street food.
     
    Authorities have found that 17 percent of the food sold on the streets contains dangerous chemicals.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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