The municipal inspectors have recorded a number of violations of some provisions of health rules at the food outlets during ongoing inspection campaigns for the holy month of Ramadan.
The Health Monitoring Section of Al Sheehaniya Municipality took action against 15 food outlets including groceries and eateries for running without licenses in labour camps at Al Zabra, said the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) in a released statement.
The legal action was taken against the violators. The municipal inspectors at Al Sheehaniya Municipality are conducting inspection campaigns on a daily basis to ensure the outlets are complying with the law. The Health Monitoring Section of Doha Municipality conducted 220 inspection campaigns on food outlets across the municipality during the past two days. The municipal inspectors recorded 16 violations most of them were related to carrying activities which were not allowed under outlets’ commercial registration.
Other violations include operating workers without health certificates and taking food items without details of the products. The Municipality issued administrative decisions to close three food outlets — two restaurants in Bin Mahmoud and a grocery in Industrial Area. The Health Monitoring Section of Al Shamal Municipality conducted 22 inspection campaigns on shops and food outlets across the municipality according to the action plan for the holy month of Ramadan. The municipal inspectors checked 47 slaughtered animals at Al Shamal Slaughterhouse and 3,150kg fish at the fish market. The inspectors also ensured the implementation of health rules and preventive and precautionary measures at food outlets.