Field inspection tours revealed 17000 rotten and corrupted food items in Zulfi

10 Nov 2013

​MCI confiscated counterfeit Mobile phones and rotten consuming commodities, and all quantities were destroyed.

The field rounds carried out by MCI inspection teams in Zulfi, revealed more than 17 thousand corrupted and rotten food items in a number of shops, and in an open selling sites exposed to sunlight for long periods of time , where they had been confiscated and destroyed immediately as they threaten the health and safety of consumers .

These items included various packages of popcorn, potatoes chips, canned food, and  other types of fast food and expired foodstuffs unfit for the human consumption.

MCI inspection teams also confiscated a large number of copied and counterfeit mobiles, and other consuming commodities. The owners were called for investigation.

The MCI inspection teams in the governorate of  Zulfi had carried out intensive supervisory and inspection plans on shops, and a number of foodstuffs  selling sites, to ensure the safety of the offered items, and to protect the consumers from the risk of eating such corrupted foodstuffs.
MCI confirms that it will continue the inspection rounds on markets, food warehouses, shops, and all commercial establishments, to ensure their regular work, and there are no fraud practices, manipulations, or exploitation on consumers by selling them corrupted or expired products.

MCI stressed that it would not tolerate in implementing the official and legal penalties on violators and those involved in the practice of counterfeiting, and all that endanger the health and safety of consumers. 

MCI calls all consumers to report their complaints and observations to the Report Center at MCI on the phone No.  800 124 1616.
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018