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Joint inspection campaign by Consumer Protection and the Municipality of Bahla


The Consumer Protection Department in Al-Dakhiliya Governorate as represented by market organizing and control sector has participated recently in a joint inspection campaign conducted by Municipality of Bahla. This campaign is a part of food control campaign titled (Your food is a trust), which targets a number of shopping centers and commercial complexes as well as the related institutions.


The department participated in a lecture titled (The optimal method to buy food) which was presented by Azzah Ali Al-Ebri, a culture and awareness specialist in the department. She introduced the optimal ways to buy foods and later storage and reading the nutrition information on the commodities. The lecture included a mini exhibit of authentic and fake commodities and others that were pulled off the markets for violating the Consumer Protection Law No. 66/2014 and a distribution of PACP food safety publications



 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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