Civic officials conduct food inspection tours
July 15 2017 10:01 PM
Food inspection during the Eid holidays by Al Rayyan Municipality.
Food inspection during the Eid holidays by Al Rayyan Municipality.

Doha

Al Rayyan Municipality's Health Control Section conducted 122 food inspection tours during the recent Eid holidays, resulting in the detection of nine violations of Law No 8 for 1990 on the regulation of human food control.

The section also issued 20 warnings to different food outlets within the municipality to address minor violations and destroyed the carcasses of 19 sheep for being unfit for human consumption during the same period, according to a statement by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME).
The department also received nine related complaints, which were dealt with accordingly, the statement noted.
In June, Al Wakrah Municipality's Health Control Section conducted 211 inspection tours at food establishments, where 14 violations were detected in accordance with Law No 8 for 1990. Of these, 13 were resolved through reconciliation on the payment of the stipulated fines, with the total fine amounted to QR97,500.
Meanwhile, 330kg of different foodstuff were destroyed for being unfit for human consumption and 10 affidavits were signed by various outlets to adequately address the violations.
The director of the municipality also issued administrative decisions to close three restaurants for different periods for flouting food safety norms.
The MME, represented by the Beaches and Islands Section, also commenced a clean-up drive on Al Safliya Island.



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