PACP SEIZES MORE THAN 36,000KG OF EXPIRED SALT IN BARKA

MUSCAT: The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in Barka has seized more 36,000kg of salt with manipulated dates.

Acting on a tip-off, a PACP official raided the premises of a packaging company and seized the consignment, a press release stated.

“The company had stored the salt in an unhygienic manner putting consumers’ lives at risk in clear violation of Article 14A of the Consumer Protection Act promulgated by Royal Decree 66/2014.”