Training in food safety in capital

ABU DHABI — The Food Control Authority-Abu Dhabi has drawn up a plan to train employees in food safety, according to an official.

By Atef Hanafi

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Published: Thu 5 Apr 2007, 8:52 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 1:36 AM

The Assistant Director of the Authority, Muhammad Khalifa Al Qemzi, yesterday said the objective was to attain the highest standards in quality control in this sector.

Al Qemzi added that a new scheme ensuring proper preservation of food is currently being applied in the emirate.

The head of the Meat Inspection Section, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, Dr Abdulatif Al Dow said the number of butchers in Abu Dhabi is 330 at present.

Butcheries, he said, have been classified into three categories A, B and C, during the evaluation process, conducted on the basis of such criteria as hygiene, ventilation, equipment and tools, storage facilities and disposal of waste.

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