MCI, Detecting 4 thousand Corrupted Foodstuffs and Consuming Commodities in the Markets of Al Muzahmeyah

14 Dec 2014
​Counterfeit Chargers and Electrical Connections were seized as well
MCI Control Teams detected more than 4 thousand corrupted and expired foodstuffs and consuming commodities in the markets of Al Muzahmeyah, as well as large amounts of expired and anonymous grocery items, creams and cosmetics, in addition to large quantities of counterfeit chargers and electrical connections. All the confiscated items were destroyed by MCI because they are risky on the health and safety of consumers, while those involved were summoned for investigation and taking the necessary legal procedures against them.
The seizures included as well: Cheese, sweets, milk, legumes, pasta, soup, juices, as well as quantities of canned food badly stored inside a number of warehouses and commercial centers that lack the necessary health requirements.
The seizures also included detergents, perfumes, powder, creams, cosmetics, and different types of body oils and eye-liner.
This comes within the framework of the intensive inspection campaigns carried out by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on factories, warehouses and shops in various Regions of the Kingdom, to verify the quality of the stored materials, and those offered for sale, and to ensure the absence of violations that may harm the health and safety of consumers.
MCI emphasizes that it will not tolerate in the application of the statutory procedures on violators and those involved in the practice of fraud and counterfeiting, and all that put the health and safety of consumers at risk.
MCI calls on all the consumers to report their complaints and observations to the Notification Center in the Ministry through the toll-free number 1900.
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018