Al Rayyan Municipality officials conducted as many as 9,405 inspection tours on food facilities within its jurisdiction during the year 2017, reported Gulf Times.
It also conducted 1,077 reviews of commercial facilities to issue new commercial licences, and implemented 37 joint sudden inspection campaigns during the same period.
In addition to this, as many as 37 surprise campaigns were conducted and 132 temporary permits issued. The food destroyed for being unfit for human consumption last year included 552 full carcasses of sheep, mainly for not complying with the standard health regulations, reported Qatar Tribune.
As many as 25 shops were closed down and 309 samples sent to the Central Laboratory. The various fines levied amounted to QR1,310,400.