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Move to lift ban on import of food products from 8 countries

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the General Customs Department have recently ratified three administrative decisions and six customs directives to lift ban on the import of food products from eight countries as against one decision that places embargo on the products, reports Al-Rai daily. The …

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Eating healthy food, jogging after breaking the fast ideal in Ramadan

Avoid consuming artificial drinks: Dr Bu-Hamad KUWAIT CITY, May 31, (KUNA): People tend, during the holy month of Ramadan, to spend hefty amounts of money to purchase all kinds of food, paving way for consumption all the way to ‘Sohoor’ (pre-dawn meal prior to fasting). This would cause weight increase …

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MPs call to closely monitor shops, markets, co-ops during Ramadan

Bid to prevent commercial fraud, price manipulation KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Several lawmakers have called on the concerned authorities to closely monitor markets, shops and cooperative societies in the holy month of Ramadan in order to prevent commercial fraud and price manipulation. MP Faisal Al-Kandari stressed the need to intensify …

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MoCI bans import of some veggies – High percentage of pesticide residues cited

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has banned the import of Jordanian cauliflowers and cabbages, Omani carrots, and Egyptian onions, guavas and lettuces due to the presence of high percentage of pesticide residues beyond the permitted limits as per the approved standards. Minister of Commerce and Industry, …

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Unified pricing eyed across GCC on some commodities

Panel to guard against Ramadan price rise KUWAIT CITY, May 6: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a ministerial decision to specify 120 commodities to be included for unified prices across the GCC countries, revealing that these commodities are food and non-food items as well as kids items, reports …

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Combating smuggling and fighting illegal goods top priority: Al Fahad

Kuwaiti youths volunteer to repair roads KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Deputy Director General of General Customs Department Sulaiman Abdulaziz Al-Fahad says combating the phenomenon of smuggling, and confronting the trade of illegal goods are among the top priorities of the department, reports Al-Rai daily. He stressed the need to fight …

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Bill calls for setting up labs at all ports to check imported foodstuff

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Showing concern for the health of the citizens and people living in the country, MP Waleed Al- Tabtabaei has presented a bill in the National Assembly which calls for the establishment of laboratories at all land, air and sea ports to run a check on foodstuffs …

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MINISTER WARNS ON FOOD PRICING AHEAD OF RAMADAN – MP proposes exchange for SMEs

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: MP Mohamed Al-Huwailah has submitted a proposal to form a special stock exchange for small and medium-sized enterprises SMEs. These high-quality SMEs, he said, play a key role in furthering the economy and absorbing huge chunks of human resources to trim unemployment and diversifying the sources of …

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Majority say prefer fast-food despite knowing its ‘dangers’ – ‘Healthy food too expensive’

 KUWAIT CITY, March 30: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers shared the unhealthy food they continue to consume despite knowing it’s dangers to their health and well-being. The majority of respondents shared that they could not give up fast-food for healthy counterparts. 27 percent voters revealed their preference …

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Confab seeks ways to counter challenges facing food safety

KUWAIT CITY, March 15, (KUNA): The 2nd Kuwait Food Safety Conference (KFSC) kicked off on Tuesday with the participation of several international experts and specialists in the field. The conference coincides with the start of implementing stipulations of the Sustainable Development Summit, held at the UN headquarters in September 2015, …

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