UAE Authorities affirm absence of Non-halal Mars products in Dubai, Abu Dhabi

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In response to recent inquiries regarding the availability of non-halal chocolate Mars bars in local markets, Dubai Municipality and Abu Dhabi authorities have taken proactive measures to reassure consumers about the safety and quality of food products.

Dubai and Abu Dhabi Authorities Address Concerns

Abu Dhabi and Dubai authorities have confirmed that non-halal chocolate Mars bars are not available in their respective markets as of Tuesday, May 14. Dubai Municipality took to social media to affirm that all Mars company products in their markets adhere to technical regulations and legislation regarding halal products, emphasizing thorough supervision throughout the supply chain to ensure compliance with specific standards.

On May 14, Dubai Municipality took to social media to address concerns, confirming that all Mars Company products sold in their markets adhere to technical regulations and legislation regarding halal products. The supply chain implements rigorous supervision to uphold specific standards, ensuring consumer trust in the available products.

Similarly, Abu Dhabi authorities have reinforced their commitment to food safety by subjecting all imported food items to strict controls at various entry points. Only products meeting approved specifications are permitted entry into the country. Furthermore, rigorous inspection and sampling protocols are implemented at sales centers to verify the safety and compliance of food products for consumption.

The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA) has taken proactive measures to ensure the safety of food products circulating in the market. They enforce stringent controls across the entire supply chain, demonstrating a steadfast dedication to safeguarding consumer well-being. ADAFSA's regulatory framework is founded on scientific principles and international standards, with regular reviews and updates to align with the latest advancements in food safety practices.

Reassurance from the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

In recent developments, the UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has provided reassurance regarding the safety of Perrier French water products available in the country's markets. This confirmation follows heightened monitoring efforts by Nestle in response to warnings from French regulators regarding the quality of its bottled mineral water brands, including Perrier.

These initiatives underscore the collaborative efforts of government authorities and industry stakeholders to uphold the highest standards of food safety and quality assurance. By maintaining transparent communication and stringent regulatory oversight, consumer confidence in the safety and integrity of food products in local markets is reinforced, contributing to public health and satisfaction.

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