Minister warns against trading in unfit food products

KUNA
Saturday, January 7, 2017

Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri yesterday warned promoters of food unfit for human consumption would face firm punitive action. Manipulators with food supplies, during a recent campaign, have been referred to the public prosecution, pending further legal action, said the minister while honoring a number of Kuwait Municipality’s personnel.

He praised the municipality’s staff in the capital branch for their efforts that led to arrest of a number of merchants selling food products unfit for human consumption.

A recent campaign in Shuwaikh and Al-Rai resulted in confiscating and destroying 34.5 tons of bad food products. Eight grocery stores were shut down and 68 others received penalties. Minister Jabri, also Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, is the sole legislator in the cabinet.


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