MCI, the inspection rounds revealed six thousands of corrupted and anonymous commodities in Tabuk

12 Jan 2014

​Detecting labors repackaging bad rice in bags for  famous brands  

MCI inspection rounds revealed more than 6 thousands of corrupted foodstuffs and consuming commodities unfit for the human consumption , the origin of these items was anonymous  and violating the trade data system. These items had been seized,  confiscated  and  destroyed  from the markets of Tabuk. The owners who were involved in promoting such items were summoned for investigation and  taking  the  necessary  statutory  procedures against them.
The inspection teams had detected also labors repacking  the bad kinds of rice in bags bearing famous brands in order to deceive the consumers , in addition to large quantities of  grape leaves , which had been manipulated in its origin through a poster written on it "Made in Turkey."

The seizures included : 3615 foodstuffs unfit for the human consumption , of which more than 500 kg  of corrupted red and white meat, in addition to 2700 fake items including cosmetics, perfumes, electrical connections , and various chargers  turned out to be fake and adulterated and contrary to the trade data system.

Other items violating the Islamic doctrine had been confiscated as well. These items aimed at jeopardizing the consumer through the promotion of information and medical advice specialized in agility and strengthening the body, in addition to not putting price tags.
On a related matter, the MCI inspection teams had  detected  shortage  in calibration in a number of fuel pumps in Tabuk, where they had been shut down.
 This comes as a continuation of MCI inspection tours on all commercial establishments in the regions of the Kingdom, to ensure their regular work, and to verify 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 those selling corrupted and expired food or consuming commodities that violate the trade data system 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 26 Dec 2018