Tidak Temukan Beras Plastik (Local Government Find No Plastics in Rice)

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Unofficial Translation

 

            Isu beredarnya beras plastik di beberapa daerah baru-baru ini langsung disikapi Pemerintah Kota Probolinggo. Rabu (27/5) dipimpin Wakil Wali Kota Suhadak, inspeksi mendadak (sidak) dilakukan di sejumlah toko penjual beras di pasar. Hasilnya, wawali menjamin jika beras di Kota Probolinggo aman alias bukan beras plastik.

The current issue on plastic rice spreading to several regions lately has been directly responded by the local government, Wednesday (27/5). Led by Vice Mayor Suhadak, an unannounced inspection was implemented to several kiosks at traditional markets. Based on the inspection, the vice mayor assure that rice spreading in Probolinggo City is not plastic rice.

                “Pemkot ingin mengecek kondisi beras di pasaran. Supaya yang jual enak dan masyarakat nyaman tidak resah dengan beras plastik,” ujar Wawali Suhadak yang siang itu didampingi Asisten Ekonomi dan Pembangunan Budi Krisyanto, Plh Dinas Koperindag Wasis, Kepala Dinas Pertanian Yudha Sunantya, kepolisian, TNI, Bulog dan satuan kerja terkait.

            “The local government want to check the condition of rice at the markets. This is implemented to give convenience to society,” said Vice Mayor Suhadak whom was accompanied by the Assistant for Economy and Development Affairs Budi Krisyanto, Plt of Head for Koperindag Department Wasis, the head for Agricultural Department Yudha Sunantya, police unit, Indonesia National Army, Logistics Management Board, and related departments.

                Lokasi pertama yang disidak adalah kawasan pertokoan di Pasar Baru kemudian Pasar Wonoasih. Para pedagang mengaku, mengambil beras langsung dariselepanbaik dari Probolinggo, Lamongan dan Lumajang.

            The first location being inspected was shops area at Pasar Baru, continued to Pasar Wonoasih. The rice vendors said that they bought rice directly from the distributors which have rice huller machine, whether from Probolinggo, Lamongan, and Lumajang

Alhamdulillahsetelah kami berkeliling, tidak ditemukan adanya beras plastik. Kalau pun nanti ditemukan akan kami serahkan ke pihak berwenang. Pemkot akan selalu mengantisipasi peredaran beras plastik yang meresahkan masyarakat,” tegasnya.

“Alhamdulillah, based on the inspection, we find no plastic rice. If we find it in another day, we will report it to the police,” said Suhadak.

Dihubungi terpisah, Wali Kota Rukmini menambahkan, masyarakat lebih waspada jika membeli beras. “Lebih jeli kalau beli beras. Hati-hati dalam belanja. Saya berharap, tidak ada beras plastik di Kota Probolinggo. Segera laporkan saja kalau menemukan,” imbuh wali kota. (fa)

Contacted separately, Mayor Rukmini urges the citizens to be aware when they are about to buy rice. “The citizens need to be aware of it. I hope there is no plastic rice in this city. Just report it immediately when you find one,” the mayor added.

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