MCI Control Rounds Detected Goods Bearing Misleading Medical Allegations in the Markets of Al Jouf

24 Feb 2014

​MCI Inspection Teams Confiscated as well more than 3,000 Corrupted Food and Consuming Items from Al Jouf Shops

MCI Control Teams confiscated quantities of goods and traditional mixes carrying Medical Misleading Allegations that are dangerous to the consumers, during a tour of inspection carried out by the Control Teams resulted in the confiscation of more than 3,000 expired food and consuming items, those responsible for the promotion and sale of such items were summoned  for investigation to take the legal procedures against them .
The confiscated items included various expired foodstuffs, and a number of cosmetics varied between creams and shampoos, as well as oil for hair, spices were withdrawn from the markets due to the violation of the Commercial Fraud System and the system of Trade Data , at the same time, about 200 violations were recorded for not putting  Price cards on the offered items in a number of shops.
This comes within the framework of intensive inspection campaigns carried out by the Ministry on factories, warehouses and shops in all regions of the Kingdom, to make sure of the quality of the stored materials, and those offered for sale, and to ensure there are no violations that may affect the health and safety of the consumer.
MCI confirms that it will continue its inspection rounds on the markets , food warehouses, , and shops , and all institutions to ensure their regular work, and the absence of fraud practices 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 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 all the consumers to report their complaints and observations to the Control Center in the Ministry on the phone No. 800 124 1616.
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018