Kuwait Municipality tightened supervision on all food catering companies and restaurants, during the Municipal Council elections 2013, Director General of Kuwait Municipality Engineer Ahmed Al-Subeih, said on Monday.
He said in remarks to KUNA today that such measures are taken to encounter any promotion of food that does not meet health requirements.
The Municipality will continue its the inspection campaigns on all food shops, centers and stores 24 hours, seven days a week, he said.
Such campaigns are meant to deter merchants who offer rotten or expired food supplies to hotels, restaurants, and shops. The municipality will not only inspect food companies to check the validity of foods, but also to verify that the workers hold health certificates, he said.
He hailed efforts exerted by the municipality inspectors which contributed in raising health standards in various service facilities in the country, Al-Subeih said, calling on the owners of food markets and shops to check that operating transport meets health requirements.
He called on citizens and expatriates to contact the municipality if they suspect any form of manipulation by merchants, distributors, or shops.