1,500 kilograms of adulterated cheese seized from company

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KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: After tons of adulterated meat and fish were recently seized, commercial control inspectors at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry confiscated more than 1.5 tons of adulterated cheese, and thousands of “stickers” prepared for use by a company in Hawalli that has a warehouse in Shuwaikh.

The daily said the cheese packets were being prepared to be distributed for sale to various outlets in the country.

Sources told Al-Rai daily that “the company was caught changing the validity dates of its products and as a result the Public Prosecution.

The sources went on to say, “During the inspection at the company’s headquarters various types of cheese were found and the company had removed the old expiry date tags and replaced them with new tags (from November 2023 until November 2024) to show they are good for human consumption.

The sources pointed out that “the recently seized quantities of adulterated food are pushing commerce officials to increase the frequency of field tours and inspections to preserve consumer health and rights,” indicating that “control movements in the current period include all sectors, and it is planned to increase the number of campaigns and coverage.”

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