Bahrain: Annual Fee To Be Imposed On Home-Based Food Businesses

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Home-Based Food Businesses to be imposed an annual fee of BD 100 based on new regulations. The move follows the recent Sitra incident in which three women lost their lives while preparing Eid lunch.

The incident has sparked municipal councilors to regulate home-based food businesses to ensure food safety in residential areas, along with a draft law being presented to the Ministry.

Workshops are being recommended by municipal councilors to ensure the safety of home-based businesses. The women died after breathing excessive amount of poisonous carbon monoxide gas in the kitchen as per preliminary reports.

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