MCI confiscated 2000 corrupted food and consuming commodities offered for sale in Al Bukaireya

05 Jan 2014

​Those  involved  were  referred  for  investigation and the suppliers were under detection

MCI Confiscated more than 2000 corrupted food  and  consuming commodities, non-conforming with S.A. Standards and do not have any trade data , in addition to water of unknown origin used for (healing by reciting Quran on it) at a number of shops in Al Bukaireya , those involved were  summoned for  investigation and the suppliers were under detection for taking the necessary  legal procedures against them.
The raids and confiscation came after the inspection teams in the governorate had carried out inspection tours on shops and commercial markets to verify the safety of the products offered for sale, and to ensure that such items will not be delivered to the hands of the consumers which may cause them harm.
The items which were destroyed later on included more than 1693 small-size anonymous bottles of water stored inside 72 cartons of Zamzam water, large quantities of olive oil, mustard oil , castor , honey , ointments , folk mixes and herbs , as well as large number of castor beans and  antimony , dates  of  Madina  ( Ajwa) , along with forbidden PlayStation  games , and sportswear bearing pictures contrary to the Islamic values and traditions .
MCI confirms that it will continue the inspection tours on markets, food  warehouses, shops , and all commercial establishments, to ensure their regular work, and the absence of fraud practices and manipulation  on consumers , and to stop exploiting the demand for purchase in selling  and marketing corrupted and expired products.
MCI   also stresses that it will not tolerate with  the  violators and those involved in the practice of fraud , and all that put the health and safety of consumers at risk. MCI calls on all consumers to report their complaints and observations to the Report Center in the Ministry on the phone No. 800 124 1616
Last Modified 25 Dec 2018