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Sur: Consumer Protection organizes an awareness program for private school students

21/11/2017

The Consumer Protection Department Governorate in Al-Sharqiyah South Governorate organized an awareness and educational program for the young consumers in Dar Al-Manhal Private School and Al-Shatti Private School, in its awareness program for private school students.

 

 

The program covered a number of topics such as: the basics of choosing safe foods, steering clear of buying food from street vendors, not buying food items with no labels such as production and expiry dates, and the importance of receiving a purchase invoice. The children were familiarized with PACP jurisdictions through the young consumer magazine.
This program is part of a series of awareness programs organized by the department to promote sound consumption through the principles instilled in the students.

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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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