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Consumer Protection in Ibra takes part in "Health Inspector and Dietitian" Event

25/04/2019


The Department of Consumer Protection in Ibra has recently participated in the Health Inspector and Dietitian Event, organized by the Applied Science and Health Group at Sharqiyah University for final year students from the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Health.

 

 

The Department explained how to field inspect shops and restaurants outside and inside the university. Two field trips were conducted for the students to explain the field inspection and the most important procedures followed by the inspector in the inspection of shops, with emphasis on the steps taken in recording violations of shops and how to use the palm devices to register the violations.
"The field inspection added additional information to our scientific background and reviewed some of the theoretical information we studied in the curriculum or specialization," said Esraa al-Anbari, head of the university's science group. Under the supervision of academics and with the assistance of specialists from consumer protection, the field inspection was divided into internal inspection and external inspection. We were able to retrieve information on the need to pay attention to the expiry dates of promotions, drawings and writings in clothing and shoes. It also explained the importance of the guarantee booklet and the need to pay attention to the period of recovery approved by the law, especially with regard to electronic devices.

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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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