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In cooperation with Khasab Municipality: Consumer Protection continues control and awareness campaigns.


The Consumer Protection Department in Khasab has recently conducted an inspection/awareness campaign in cooperation with the Municipality of Khasab


in order to control food and ensure food safety in the commercial venues and restaurants, as well as, any establishment that has to do with food, to raise awareness of the workers in these establishments and strengthening efforts, and experiences among government institutions in providing a safe consumer environment that protects consumers from various types of commercial fraud.
The campaign included inspecting commercial establishments to detect any violations or concerns and provide guidance to the workers in the shops on proper food storage, monitoring the validity dates, avoiding unsafe storage methods that might undermine the safety and the quality of the products. booklets containing the laws and regulations related to the health and safety of food were distributed, and awareness of the importance of consolidated efforts by all segments of society in food control and the importance of conformity with health standards.


 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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