Store Owner Sticks Plastic Eyes On Fish To Make Them Look Fresh

The store in Kuwait has been shut down.

Cover image via @eldahshan

A store in Kuwait has found a slippery trick to make fish appear fresher – by sticking googly eyes on them

Image via @eldahshan

However, authorities saw right through the trickery.

According to local media, the owners have reportedly been told to cease operations after images and a video showing the "fresh fish" surfaced on social media on Monday, 2 September.

Hilarious photos showed the eye slipping off the fish's face, revealing a yellow eye beneath. 

Needless to say, the Twitterverse reacted with hilarity

This is not the first time something like this has happened in Kuwait. In July, a fishmonger was accused of stuffing his fish with nails to increase their weight and market value.

Image via Kuwait Times

Kuwait Times reported that a female customer had found nails inside the fish when gutting them. 

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