Abu Dhabi supermarket shut down for flouting food safety rules

Twitter/Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority

Authorities in the UAE capital have closed JAFCO supermarket on Najda Street for breaking food safety rules, despite multiple warnings.

Talking to their official Twitter handle, Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority said the violations included insect infestations, improper storage of raw meat, lack of cleanliness of refrigerators, floors and display areas.

The authority confirmed that the supermarket will remain closed until it meets all necessary health and safety requirements.

Officials have also reminded the public to report any food safety concerns by calling 800 555.

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