MCI, Closing a Bakery Using Expired Materials in the Preparation of Pastries and Sweets in Zulfi

26 Aug 2014
The Inspection and Control campaigns of MCI on the commercial institutions and shops resulted in the detection of a bakery in the province of Zulfi using corrupted materials in the preparation of pastries and sweets, and it is run by illegal labors with the participation of their children, as well as the inspection teams monitored exploiting unregistered brand names by the said bakery. The owner was summoned for investigation and taking the legal measures against him. 

The details go back when the MCI Field Teams implemented periodical control and inspection campaigns in cooperation with the security authorities, where they monitored a number of violations during raiding the site, such as using large quantities of expired flour and oil in the preparation of pastries and sweets, as well as detecting contaminated dough on the floor, in addition to placing bags of flour in the corridors under the feet of the workers. 

The MCI Inspection Teams discovered that the labors, working in the site, have no relation with the bakery professions, besides using rickety tools with dirt accumulated on them, with the spread of rodents in the site which does not meet the minimum requirements of health and safety conditions, together with using wrappers printed with unregistered brand names, on purpose of selling and marketing the quantities inside and outside the province. 

MCI emphasizes that it will not tolerate in the application of the statutory procedures on the   offenders and those involved in the practice of fraud and counterfeiting, and all that puts 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 on the phone No. 1900. 
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018