Food unsuitable for human consumption seized and destroyed

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NORTH SHOUNEH — The Public Health Department of Moaz Bin Jabal Municipality, in cooperation with the Environmental Police, destroyed Wednesday 210 kilograms of food unsuitable for human consumption in the North Shouneh market, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Ali Hawamdeh, the administrator of the Northern Jordan Valley Brigade, and head of the municipality committee, told Petra that the quantities of food destroyed included 100 kilograms of mayonnaise from one restaurant. The rest of the quantities seized were food items from stores. Two people were referred to the judiciary by authorities in connection with these violations.

Over two days, Tuesday thru Wednesday, health teams issued 14 health violations to food stores, juice vendors, butcheries, and fishmongers for violating health and environmental conditions. Five warnings were also issued to restaurants and bakeries.

Hawamdeh stressed that there can be no compromising over the health of citizens, adding that health inspection visits will continue unabated.

He said that public hygiene campaigns would continue in all areas of the municipality, calling on citizens to cooperate with the campaigns by placing waste at the designated collection points.

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