American Univesity of Beirut

Mohamad Abiad discusses the fate of Grains at the Beirut Port after the August 4 Explosion

Dr. Mohamad Abiad, Director of the Laboratories for the Environment, Agriculture and Food (LEAF) at FAFS-AUB and Chairman of the Technical Committee in charge of providing scientific opinion for grain processing in the Port of Beirut as a result of the August 4 explosion was the guest of Maya Eid host of the TV program "لِلتوضيح" on LBCI where he clarified and answered all queries pertaining to the fate of the damaged grains. 

Dr. Abiad highlighted that the grains are no longer fit for human or animal consumption after exposure to detrimental environmental factors. On the other hand, he revealed the alternate options to recycle the grains into useful products without jeopardizing public health and safety.

To watch the full episode, please click here.

Please find here the report about grain treatment that was also published in Nidaa Alwatan ​


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