17 criminal proceedings were filed, and price speculation was prominent.
In the past six months, the Food and Economic Security Agency (ASAE) has filed 205 administrative violation lawsuits against food distribution surfaces for non-compliance with hygiene requirements and Covid-19 prevention rules.
Since the beginning of the year, inspection operations have been carried out from the north to the south of the country with the aim of inspecting food distribution (in supermarkets and hypermarkets) to verify the rules established for the activity, with a focus on food hygiene and safety.
A total of 1507 economic operators were inspected.
In a statement, ASAE explained that inspections include fish, butcher, and fruit and vegetable parts, as well as product label verification, price display, regulations to protect citizens from involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke, and the General Administration of Health (DGS) due to Covid -19 and other regulations formulated for pandemics.
In a statement, ASAE explained that in the course of 205 administrative violations, it did not comply with general and specific hygiene requirements, and did not comply with the General Administration of Health’s rules for the prevention of Covid-19, especially with regard to occupation, capacity, prominence, persistence, physical Distance and the existence of advance booking mechanism in places open to the public and lack of weight measurement control.
As a result, 17 cases were filed, highlighting the style of price speculation.
According to NASA, 5,646 items of various products were seized, including food and non-food products, various milk and dairy products, honey, olive oil, sausages, fish, candy, clothing, footwear, masks, weighing equipment, The total value is approximately 71,000 Euros.