Monday, September 8, 2008

Food Control Dept intensifies campaign during Ramadan

Dubai Municipality has intensified its campaigns at the Fruits and Vegetable Market in Al Aweer from the beginning of the Holy Month of Ramadan as there are an increased number of customers thronging the market.

Khalid Sharif Al Awadhi, Director of the Food Control Department in the Municipality said that the Market Unit team in the department had drawn up a special plan for the occasion, which witnesses increased number of visitors in the market.

He said that the team's plan include intensified inspections in order to cover all points of sale of fruits and vegetables in the market, especially the open areas where retail sale of fruits and vegetables are conducted.

"Daily inspections are conducted to ensure that the fruits and vegetables are offered properly and safely. In addition, it will be ensured that all foodstuff establishments and Bastas comply with the approved hygiene rules and specifications," said Al Awadhi.He said the working plan of Ramadan also include complete cleaning operation in the open areas. "The unit in coordination and cooperation with the Waste Management Department washed the whole open areas after informing all companies to take out the fruits and vegetables that were displayed outside the Bastas until the cleaning operation is finished effectively," said Al Awadhi.

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