Royal Commission for Jubail through Property Department, has reiterated its previous circular order to suspend the use of mayonnaise during summer season especially on salad or appetizers and sandwiches preparation served in minor food stalls and major catering services such as restaurants, cafeterias and other dine-in shops. Following this initiative, Environmental Health inspectors could be seen roaming in the entire vicinity to ensure that establishments are adhering to this resolution.
Property Department Director, Engr. Ahmed S. Al-Harkan also emphasized injunction on the use of mayonnaise in food serving e.g. tabouleh salad and shawarma sandwiches and suggested the use of tahini instead provided it is not on a daily consumption basis. He added that reheating and sale of processed food residues have been prohibited and consumers should also avoid transfer of frozen meat or poultry products in an open area or non-cooling gadgets where food contaminants could easily penetrate.
Consequently, Royal Commission has called again the attention of all food shop owners in Jubail Industrial City to adhere in the implementation of these provisions and guidance mentioned especially this summer period where rising temperature is expected and probability of food poisoning and diseases will likewise step up.
It is worth mentioning that Royal Commission has achieved its recognition in the areas of health and food safety being the first member from the Middle East in the World Federation Organizations of Environmental Health (WFOEH), in employing standards and regulations by protecting not only the health and welfare of its citizens and residents but also intensifying its campaign for a healthy and clean environment in Jubail Industrial City.