Haiti – Health: Vast operation of quality control of food products in the shops During the week of the inspection, the Quality Control and Consumer Protection Department (DCQPC) of the Ministry of Commerce and Trade. Industry (MCI) announced in press conference, the launch of a large operation of quality control of food products in the metropolitan area trade
To this end, thirty inspectors will visit for one week small and large commercial establishments to check including the expiration date and compliance of products intended for human consumption.
MCI Minister Ronell Gilles Minister said that after this week of inspections, the inspectors will remain mobilized and will continue their controls in all supermarkets and food establishments, pointing out that these inspectors were not there to harm merchants but to protect consumers. In addition, he indicated that these operations will be repeated each month.
Roberta Jean Baptiste, the Director General of the DCQPC explained the procedures that will follow the inspectors once in the shops while Dieuseul Lefèvre, the Director of Internal Trade emphasized the direction of its management and announced that a telephone number, a facebook page and an email will be put soon available to the population so that it can report any irregularities found on food products in sales in commercial establishments