The Fujairah Municipality reported that it confiscated and destroyed 6,330 kilograms of meat and 745 parts of carcasses, because they did not meet health requirements and were unfit for consumption, after a veterinary examination in Fujairah slaughterhouses, last year.
She explained that the abattoirs work on the services of slaughtering livestock in accordance with the provisions of Islamic law, which includes veterinary examination of livestock, and preparing them before, during and after the slaughter process.
She emphasized that Fujairah abattoirs work in accordance with approved health conditions and standards and conform to UAE standards, as they include the latest devices and technologies, in accordance with the highest standards and health safety conditions, which achieve efficiency in work, speed and achievement to accommodate large numbers to meet the needs of customers, and end slaughtering and cutting operations with high efficiency, as it is keen Slaughterhouses ensure full supplies of healthy meat, and regulate livestock markets and quotas.
The municipality affirmed its keenness to carry out inspection rounds on food establishments for meat, poultry and fish, to ensure their compliance with the application of health and safety requirements, with the aim of strengthening the food safety system, in a way that guarantees the welfare and safety of society, as the number of inspection and control rounds on veterinary food establishments reached 1338 rounds.
Slaughterhouses rely on reducing the carbon footprint and pollution rates, and providing a clean environment, through the use of solar energy in the water pumping and washing operations, as about 106 thousand gallons of potable water were used in the abattoir operations, which were pumped with solar energy.
It is also keen to implement preventive measures aimed at preserving the health and safety of community members, and all workers in slaughterhouses are continuously subject to specialized courses in food safety and personal hygiene to improve health standards.
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