On Feb. 3, the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is scheduled to take up a tough new food safety law, including jail time and fines, for anyone found guilty of endangering
The United Arab Emirates is considering a new federal law to harmonize food safety, a top Emirates official announced this week.
Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Hahad, the UAE Minister of Environment and Water said that
The United Arab Emirates is hosting the first global meeting of the International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) this week. The event follows a series of high-profile food safety crackdowns in the UAE.
The UAE expects to enact a national surveillance system to track foodborne illness and draw all food safety activities under one unified law by the end of the year.
According to the local Khaleej Times,
Hero baby formula has been recalled in the United Arab Emerites (UAE), Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait for potential contamination with Cronobacter sakazakii bacteria (formerly known as Enterobacter sakazakii).
The recalls came after the Abu
Public health officials in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, are cracking down on restaurant owners for food safety violations and may dole out more jail time if a proposed law