MCI had closed a warehouse in the province of Zulfi, involved in the storage of 6 thousand expired and corrupted foodstuffs, including large quantities of juice and rice bags, stored in a violated manner, where the inspection teams monitored the accumulation of dust with the presence of insects as a result of poor storage. Besides, the site lacks the proper temperature. All the quantities had been confiscated and destroyed by MCI and the owner was summoned for investigation and taking the legal procedures against him.
Meanwhile, the MCI inspection teams had stopped Diana truck carrying large quantities of perishable foodstuffs including more than 900 cartons of frozen chicken, cheese, etc. The items had been confiscated before they were sold and marketed to the shops in Al-Ghat province.
MCI emphasizes that it will continue its inspection rounds on the markets, food warehouses, shops and all commercial institutions, to ensure their regular works, and the absence of fraud practices on consumers, and to stop exploiting the demand for purchase in selling and marketing the corrupted and expired products.
MCI also stresses that it will not tolerate in imposing the legal penalties 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 Report Center in the Ministry on the phone No. 1900.