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Consumer Protection Buraimi participates in the World Water Day exhibition

04/04/2017

Consumer Protection Buraimi recently participated in the exhibition of the World Water Day, organized by the D. G. for Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, under the auspice of H. E. Sheikh Salih Ziab Said Al Rabeie, Wali of Buraimi, with a large number of directors and officials from various government organizations within the governorate.

 

 

‏The directorate participated with a special kiosk to introduce the role of Consumer Protection concerning the date of production and expiry of the water containers, stressing the importance of verifying the dates, in addition to the mechanism of preserving and storing water with tips on the temperature in the storage place, not to expose it to direct sunlight or high temperature, etc. and distribution of awareness publications on various types of plastic water containers, whereas the manufacturer mostly use containers bearing a single digit within a triangle indicating it is safe for use with water and juices, and precaution for not reusing these containers because it is disposable, made for one time use, and become toxic with repeated use, which is not known to many

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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