MCI, Closing a Warehouse for Refilling Expired Honey in Riyadh

23 Nov 2014
​Large Amounts of Green Tea in Violation of Commercial Data Systems were seized as well
MCI Control Teams closed a warehouse, run by illegal labors, in Riyadh. They used to store and refill expired and anonymous honey in packages of a variety of weights and sizes, to be marketed and sold in the local market. There were no licenses to enable such labors of exercising any commercial activities, besides the warehouse did lack the necessary health requirements, and the workers did lack as well the commitment to the minimum hygiene standards. All quantities were seized and confiscated, while those involved were summoned for investigation and taking the legal procedures against them.
The details go back when MCI Inspectors had carried inspection rounds on many commercial and industrial sites in cooperation and coordination with the joint security campaigns, where 8 thousand packets of expired honey weighing 240 grams were seized and confiscated, in addition to seizing about 5 thousand packets weighing 500 grams of "Vietnamese Green Tea" for violating the Trading Data Systems.
MCI had announced during the last period about the implementation of intensive monitoring campaigns, led to the seizure and confiscation of large quantities of expired food commodities inside warehouses in the center of Riyadh, where those involved were summoned for investigation and the statutory sanctions had been taken against them.
MCI stresses that it will not tolerate in imposing the statutory sanctions on violators and those   involved in the practice of fraud and manipulation, 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 Notification Center in the Ministry through the toll-free number 1900.
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018