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Expats selling expired meat meals caught

27/08/2014

The Administration of Consumer Protection at Dhofar, in cooperation with Heath Affairs Dept. at Dhofar Municipality, seized a group of expats using expired meat to prepare meals for customers. 

 

During a regular inspection round, the officials noticed that the meat has a rotten smell; so, a team of specialists has been formed and quantities of expired meat have been confiscated. Then, samples were sent to labs, for more testing.
After lab results came positive; the meat was rotten for not being stored healthy, the case was filled and referred to the Public Prosecution.
Ali bin Salim Al Basrawi, Director of The Administration of Consumer Protection at Dhofar, called upon consumers to be aware of sellers’ tricks, and upon Omanis owning the commercial registries to review their shops to make sure the expats employing for them are not cheating consumer.
 


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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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