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Dubai Municipality warns against chocolate in medical needles

The Food Control Department of the municipality of Dubai has warned the public against the consumption of chocolate packed in medical needles and said the labelled company has no relation with the product, Wam has reported. The health ministry has confirmed that the medical needles are not clean or sanitised and might be used in hospitals to take blood or inject medicine, said Khalid Sherif, director of department. "Therefore, we strongly advise the public to purchase food products from authorized establishments only as they get approval for all food items apart from to the periodical check up by the civic body," Sherif said.