Eid Al-Fitr Safety Inspections to Focus on These Outlets

  • Publish date: Thursday، 29 April 2021 Last update: Monday، 10 May 2021
Eid Al-Fitr Safety Inspections to Focus on These Outlets
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According to Dubai Municipality, Eid Al Fitr checks will be stepped up to particularly focus on bakeries, roasters, confectionery shops, traditional kitchens as well as sweets and chocolate factories.

"In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, shoppers and workers in food establishments must strictly adhere to the precautionary measures by wearing masks and keeping social distancing, and the outlets must disinfect and sterilise the surfaces in contact with shoppers," explained Sultan Ali Al Taher, head of the food inspection section at the municipality.

Officials will closely monitor the preparation, storage, transport and display of products.

Al Taher said: “These measures are also aimed at ensuring that food establishments and customers adhere to hygiene requirements and adopt preventive precautionary measures in light of the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“We will be focusing on all practices, the most important of which are preparation, manufacturing and thermal preservation, as well as protecting food from external contaminants.

“In light of the spread of the Corona pandemic, the public shoppers and workers in food establishments must strictly adhere to the precautionary measures by wearing masks and keeping social distancing during shopping, and the food establishments must conduct disinfection and sterilization operations on the surfaces in contact with shoppers.”

They will also ensure that the outlets are taking adequate measures to prevent cross-contamination.

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