Printer Friendly

MBT orders withdrawal of corn flakes from market.

SATYENDRA PATHAK DOHA THE Ministry of Business and Trade (MBT) has ordered the withdrawal of all corn flakes from the market.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, the MBT said that the decision is a result of the chemical analysis of the product following a complaint against it. The analysis proved the existence of 'rancid' smell in some samples.

Other analyses revealed that a number of other samples contained a high degree of peroxide.

Considering the health and safety of consumers paramount and to ensure their right to good service, the MBT declared corn flakes unfit for human consumption.

The ministry has warned the sole agency responsible for its supply to immediately withdraw these products from the market and to declare this as such for the public on the spot.

The ministry had earlier received complaints about rotten and rancid corn flakes available in Qatar markets.

It immediately collected a number of samples from different dates and sent them to the central laboratories of the Supreme Council of Health for analysis.

After analysis, the MBT ordered the withdrawal of these products in greater public good.

Copyright Qatar Tribune. All Rights Reserved.

Provided by Syndigate.info an Albawaba.com company
COPYRIGHT 2013 Al Bawaba (Middle East) Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2013 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 
Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Qatar Tribune (Doha, Qatar)
Date:Apr 25, 2013
Words:199
Previous Article:Qatar wants to host world aviation group.
Next Article:'Many parents ignore immunisation for kids'.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters