The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority issued a decision to administratively close the facility “Yash Restaurant LLC” in Abu Dhabi, for violating Law No. (2) of 2008 regarding food in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the legislation issued pursuant thereto, as well as for its danger to public health.
The authority explained that the food control report stated that the administrative closure decision came as a result of the establishment’s failure to implement food safety requirements, including failure to maintain food safety during the preparation process, non-compliance with wearing uniforms and gloves during food handling, leaving food exposed during the storage process, and not separating materials. Food in refrigerators, and failure to store foodstuffs in a proper manner to ensure their protection from contamination. In addition to several other violations, including the low level of cleanliness of the facility in general.
Despite the successive inspection of the facility, the inspectors’ observations related to food health and safety requirements were not responded to, as the inspectors issued three violations and alerted the administrative closure, but they did not correct their situation and complete the observations received against them.
The authority confirmed that the administrative closure order will remain in effect until the violation conditions are corrected and the facility meets all the necessary requirements to ensure the health and safety of food.
She stated that the administrative closure decisions and the detection of the observed abuses come within the framework of the inspection efforts aimed at strengthening the food safety system in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and confirming the supervisory role to ensure that all establishments adhere to food safety requirements, explaining that all establishments of different nature and food products are subject to periodic inspection by the inspectors of the authority to ensure that Comply with food safety requirements.
The authority called on the public to communicate with it, and to report any violations that are monitored in any food establishment or when they suspect the contents of the food item by calling the toll-free number of the Abu Dhabi government 800555 so that the authority’s inspectors can take the necessary action to reach safe and sound food for all members of society in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi .