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The disposal of drinking water bottles in Al-Dakhiliyah for noncompliance with the standard specifications

04/07/2017

The Consumer Protection in Al-Dakhiliyah Governorate in cooperation with the Izki Municipality disposed of mineral water bottles for noncompliance with the standard specifications.

 

The law enforcement officers, during one of their daily market reviews, noticed boxes of water bottles that were packaged and stored in unhealthy conditions, the boxes were seized and sampled. The result of the test that was done by the Food Laboratory of the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources revealed that the product was noncompliant with the referential standard specifications and there was a change in smell and taste due to the storing conditions.
PACP calls upon all traders and providers to abide by the provisions of the Consumer Protection Law, and its Executive Bylaws to avoid legal accountability.

 

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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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