Food safety rate in Sharjah reaches 98%

The Sharjah Municipality has announced that the food safety rate in the emirate reached 98 per cent in 2016.

Last year, officials have conducted almost 45,000 inspections at restaurants, canteens, supermarkets, fish traders and other sites in Sharjah.

Aside from inspection visits, the municipality had also provided technical support to almost 4,000 food centres in Sharjah under the food safety programme.