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Oman- 118 tonnes of rotten vegetables, fruits destroyed in Muscat

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Teams from Muscat Municipality's Food Inspection and Control Departments disposed of 118 tonnes of rotten vegetables and fruits, shut down ten shops and issued 136 violation notices during 4,065 inspections carried out this month.

A press release stated that inspections carried out at Mawaleh Central Market resulted in the disposal of 24.54 tonnes of grapes, 34.94 tonnes of oranges, 1.61 tonnes of apples, 700kg of bananas and 546kg of sweet potatoes.

‘Another 55.70 tonnes of rotten vegetables and fruits were also disposed of. The municipality teams also issued 14 violation notices to establishments at the market. The teams targeted foodstuff shops, mutton and poultry suppliers, and shops selling sweets and dry fruits,' the release added

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