Tag Archives: food

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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Kuwait food bills among cheapest – 4.38% of average wage

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: Kuwait is the third cheapest country in the world for grocery shopping — 4.38 percent of the average wage, reports gulfbusiness.com. MoveHub published the ranking by using data from Numbeo to show the most expensive and cheapest places in the world to buy a week’s worth …

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Warning issued for Promoting or selling home-made foodstuff

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: Former Governor of the Capital Governorate has warned of a strange phenomenon in Kuwait which is promoted via the social media, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily added, the social media and media means are abuzz with advertisements of people promoting or selling home-made foodstuff which is …

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No reduction expected in food prices soon: minister – ‘High rates not linked to oil prices’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef Al-Ali says the ministry is not expecting the prices of foodstuff to reduce in the near future, reports Al-Kuwaitiah daily. On the sidelines of the inaugural event of Huawei Technologies Company in Kuwait, he affirmed that there are no …

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Food Complaint To Kuwait Municipality

The reason I am contacting you is to find out if you can point me in the right direction. Recently I was having a meal at a restaurant in Salmiya, on Baghdad Street. After finishing my food I was disgusted to find a cockroach at the bottom. I tried to …

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