3552 A glucose and vitamin measuring device is illegal in pharmacies


The Food and Drug Authority, through several rounds, during the year 2020, included 788 facilities to verify the regularity of blood sugar and pressure meters, and the application of priced vitamins in private pharmacies, the presence of 103 violating facilities, at a rate of 13.2%, and the amount of products violating specifications amounted to 3,552 products. The rounds also aimed to check the extent to which electronic applications adhere to the calorie and allergen requirements. Where 36 applications were audited, it was found that there were 25 applications that violate the status of calories, and 34 applications that violate the status of allergens.

food factories

The campaigns targeted monitoring of pollutants in feed products, an awareness campaign on food and drug factories, and local medical devices, to ensure that workers adhere to preventive measures, to prevent transmission of the Corona virus, and a campaign to activate the recommendations of the feed committee minutes related to the Food and Drug General Authority, the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, and participation with Department of supporting local inspection in the campaign of control and verification of the safety and quality of cardamom. Awareness campaign on local food and drug factories and medical devices, and 493 facilities were visited. The inspection campaigns targeted stores of vitamins and nutritional supplements, and sports centers, and 271 facilities were visited, the number of violating facilities reached 16 facilities, the amount of violating products was 822, the inspection campaign on perfumery stores, and 2654 facilities were visited, the compliance rate of these facilities was 40 percent, the violating products 110,504 violations, and the inspection campaign on luxury stores In addition, 376 establishments were visited, 42 establishments were in violation, and the quantity of violating products was 2,887.

perfume shops

The inspection campaigns included verifying the implementation of the updated list of health requirements for perfumery shops, 484 establishments were visited, 322 violating facilities, the amount of violating products 3,623, the public health pesticides control campaign, 621 verified products, 962 violating products 56, and the control campaign on honey products, 1162 visits 468 facilities and the violating products, the fish control campaign, 655 facilities were visited, 67 violating facilities, the amount of violating products 5.2 tons, the campaign to verify the application of the calorie regulation, 2195 facilities were visited, and the number of violating facilities 529. The campaign to verify the implementation of the allergen disclosure regulation, where 2,200 establishments were visited, and the number of violating establishments reached 813, and the water products control campaign, 1284 establishments were visited, and the number of violating establishments was 174. The inspection campaign on veterinary pharmacies visited 337 establishments, 72 violating establishments, and the quantity of violating products was 26860.

Dairy products

The tours included a campaign to ensure the correct labeling of dairy and milk products modified with vegetable oils, 794 facilities were visited, the number of violating facilities reached 31 facilities, 176 products, the amount of violating products 1045 tons, and a campaign on restaurants to verify raw materials, 1271 facilities were visited, and the number of violating facilities 505 facilities The number of violating products reached 560 and the amount of violating products was 8.9 tons, and a campaign to ensure that restaurants and cafes adhered to the special instructions for the prevention of the Corona virus. 965 establishments and 351 violating facilities were visited, 3,860 workers were sensitized, and a campaign to monitor food outlets to ensure the commitment of establishments to provide appropriate cooling and freezing means. High efficiency. The commitment rate of these establishments reached 75%, and the violating establishments reached 413.

Most notable violations

822 violating products in stores of vitamins and nutritional supplementsمكملات

110,504 Violations in perfume shops

2,887 beauty products in discount luxury stores

176 violations of the correct labeling of dairy products

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