Dubai shuts 247 food outlets over six months

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The Dubai Municipality has shuttered 247 food establishments since January 2021.

As many as 79 of those outlets were shut due to violations of the city’s COVID-19 protocols.

The other 168 establishments did not meet the food safety standards set by the city.

The authorities conducted over 32,000 inspection visits in the last six months.

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