Expired food items confiscated in Dammam

Expired food items confiscated in Dammam
Expired food items confiscated in Dammam

We show you our most important and recent visitors news details Expired food items confiscated in Dammam in the following article

Hind Al Soulia - Riyadh - Saudi Gazette report

DAMMAM — Inspection teams from West Dammam municipality confiscated more than eight ton of expired food items during a raid on an apartment that was being used as a warehouse and a factory to make sweets, local media reports said.

Faisal Al-Qahtani, head of West Dammam municipality, said inspection teams, in cooperation with the security authorities, raided the apartment in a commercial area in the region and seized the food items. The raid was part of the campaign to ensure businesses abide by municipal regulations, he said.

He added that a large part of cakes and sweets found in the makeshift factory was beyond the expiry date.

“The municipality conducts regular inspections of licensed food establishments to ensure compliance with our regulations, and will not hesitate to take legal action if necessary,” Al-Qahtani said.

Members of the public who come across any potentially errant food operator are advised to report it to the municipality via the toll-free telephone number 940, he said.

Al-Qahtani said food safety is a joint responsibility. “While the municipality puts in place and enforces the regulatory measures, food operators must play their part by adhering to good food hygiene and preparation practices and members of the public’s feedback is crucial,” he was quoted as saying.

These were the details of the news Expired food items confiscated in Dammam for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Saudi Gazette and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

PREV Prince Khalid says Saudi Arabia’s 90th national day renews pride 
NEXT The Saudi Equestrian Cup is the first in the world