KUWAIT CITY, Jan 12: The Monitoring and Follow-up Department affiliated to Capital Municipality carried out campaigns against traders of spoiled foodstuffs. It raided a warehouse in Shuwaikh area and confiscated and destroyed 1.523 tons of spoiled foodstuffs. It also held a campaign in Souk Mubarakiya during which it confiscated and destroyed 45 kilograms of spoiled fish, reports Al-Seyassah daily.
Director of the department Eman Al-Kandari affirmed that the inspectors of the department will periodically inspect all areas of the governorate to identify any violations and ensure relevant regulations are applied on violating shops and restaurants. Al-Kandari revealed that the 1.523 tons of spoiled foodstuffs confiscated from the warehouse in Shuwaikh included Swiss-made, Holland-made and Italian-made chocolates and milk that were expired. She urged owners of shops and warehouses to verify the expiry dates of foodstuffs.
Cop in binge drinking: Securitymen have arrested a policeman and an Iranian for consuming alcohol, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said a police patrol on duty in the Jahra Industrial Area suspected a motorist for reckless driving. While issuing a citation, the patrolman discovered the man behind the wheel was under the influence of alcohol and also the man in the passenger seat. They have been referred to the Sulaibiya Police Station.