Mu­nic­i­pal­ity raids Khai­tan, Jleeb stores

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By Hanan Al-Saadoun

KUWAIT: Far­waniya mu­nic­i­pal­ity car­ried out a cam­paign on res­tau­rants and stores in Khai­tan and Jleeb Al-Shuy­oukh re­sult­ing in is­su­ing 33 tickets for vi­o­la­tions that var­ied be­tween deal­ing with items with­out nu­tri­tional value, deal­ing with items in un­healthy cir­cum­stances, deal­ing with items un­fit for hu­man con­sump­tion, and not com­ply­ing with hy­giene rules. A to­tal of 150 kilo­grams of spoiled food were also con­fis­cated dur­ing the cam­paign.

Mean­while, Far­waniya mu­nic­i­pal­ity also sent 152 food sam­ples to Health Min­istry lab­o­ra­to­ries to make sure they are fit for hu­man con­sump­tion. Di­rec­tor of in­spec­tion and ser­vices’ fol­low up Nasser Al-Rashidi said 2,235 signs and ads from streets were re­moved dur­ing a re­cent cam­paign. He added that 50 stores were in­spected, 11 ci­ta­tions were is­sued, two vi­o­la­tions were set­tled with the pay­ment of KD 200 while nine were not set­tled.

In the mean­time, Cap­i­tal mu­nic­i­pal­ity car­ried out a cam­paign dur­ing which in­spec­tors dis­cov­ered 10 gro­cery stores op­er­at­ing in res­i­den­tial ar­eas il­le­gally, in ad­di­tion to four mo­tor­bikes used to sell ice cream with­out a li­cense.

Separately, Hawally mu­nic­i­pal­ity is­sued sev­eral ci­ta­tions dur­ing a re­cent crack­down, in­clud­ing five for em­ploy­ing work­ers with­out a health cer­tifi­cate, five for hir­ing work­ers with­out with health cer­tifi­cate, four for unau­tho­rized use of area and four for dis­play­ing food items out­side store lim­its.

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