‘Secret police’ is never good (unless it’s a ball) but will ensure food safety in Dubai

Inspections on eateries have been launched in the emirate, as part of preparations for the holy month, a Dubai Municipality official said.

secret.policeman's.other.ballThe campaign mainly targets Mandi places and traditional restaurants as they get more customers during Ramadan.

Sultan Ali Al Taher, head of the Food Inspection Section at DM, said food preparations, thermal control and vehicles used to transport food items will be examined to make sure the process complies with safety conditions.

The department will cooperate with residents and “hire a secret inspector who will help in detecting violations and make sure food suppliers abide by safety and sanitary rules,” said Al Taher.

A permit from the Food Safety Department must be obtained before displaying food during the holy month.