Ministry detects 74 food and grocery violations during Ramadan

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Supply in Jordan has reported detecting 74 foodstuff and grocery violations since the beginning of Ramadan. Among the detected irregularities were 13 related to non-compliance with the price ceilings set for poultry products.اضافة اعلان

According to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the ministry's media advisor, Yanal Baramawy, said that monitoring campaigns across markets in the Kingdom will continue in the coming weeks.

The ministry is also following up on complaints and observations from citizens, particularly with regard to the price caps for poultry.

Violators face hefty fines and imprisonment
Baramawy emphasized that those who violate the specified price ceilings face hefty fines and even imprisonment. The minimum fine for non-compliance is JD1,000, and the maximum value does not exceed JD3,000.

Violators may also face imprisonment for a period of two to six months or both penalties.

The ministry's official also called on citizens to report any complaints or observations related to market violations on the ministry hotline at Tel. 06/5661176.

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