Under a plan prepared to check the integrity of the items offered to consumers, MCI stopped the sale of big quantities of expired and rotten foodstuffs and consuming goods after inspection tours on a number of commercial shops in the Governorate of Al Rass, the said goods were confiscated, and the owners were summoned for investigation and taking the legal procedures against them.
This came as a continuation of the control plan implemented by the Ministry on the markets of Al Rass, to verify the integrity of the offered items, to protect the consumers from the risks of corrupted and adulterated goods, and punish those involved in promoting such items.
The confiscated goods Included more than 2000 items unfit for use including skin care creams, cosmetics and detergents, and more than 500 expired foodstuffs including quantities of canned food and different types of nuts, some violations were recorded on some shops for non- commitment of putting the price tag on the product.
MCI confirms that it will continue its Control Rounds on markets, food warehouses, shops and all commercial institutions to ensure their regular work and the absence of fraud practices on the consumers, and to stop exploiting the demand for purchase in selling and marketing corrupted and expired products.
MCI emphasizes that it will not tolerate with the 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 on all consumers to report their complaints and observations to the Report Center in the Ministry on the phone No. 800 124 1616.