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MME intensifies inspection of food establishments

 

Tribune News Network

Doha

 

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has intensified inspection and awareness campaigns at food establishments across the country with the participation volunteers under the slogan “Your Safety Is My Safety.”

In Doha Municipality, volunteers participated with the health inspectors during an inspection and awareness tour of one of the major food complexes, where it was emphasized that all precautionary measures were taken and the required health requirements such as health certificates for workers, wearing of masks, gloves, and others provided.

In Al-Wakra Municipality, the Health Control Department carried out an inspection and awareness-raising tour of the food establishments with the participation of some volunteers.
In Al-Shahaniya municipality, health inspectors carried out inspection and awareness campaigns at food establishments with the participation of a number of volunteers, who were trained on food safety, how to inspect and the health procedures followed while accompanying health supervision inspectors.

Similarly, health inspectors, along with volunteers carried out an inspection and awareness campaign at Al-Khor and Al-Thakhira municipality’s one of the major consumer complexes.

Meanwhile, the health department of the Doha Municipality inspected 3,125 food establishments in various areas of the city in March during which 147 violations were detected. The violations were related to preparation of food in unsanitary conditions. The authorities issued closure notices for 47 food establishments.

Similarly, health inspectors of Al-Shahaniya Municipality inspected 458 food establishments in March during which 19 violations were detected.

The authorities issued four administrative closure decisions for three restaurants and a sweet shop.

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