Saudi shuts nine medicine warehouses

26 September 2010

Nine medicine warehouses in the Saudi capital, Riyadh have been closed by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority for violating safe medicine storage regulations, Saudi Gazette has reported. Furthermore, SFDA inspectors found that 12% of the licensed warehouses were not engaged in their licensed activities, while 9% were moved outside their specified areas without the knowledge of the authorities.

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority has closed nine medicine warehouses in Riyadh for violating safe medicine storage regulations, the Saudi Gazette has reported. SFDA inspectors found that 12 per cent of the licensed warehouses were not engaged in their licensed activities, while 9 per cent were moved outside their specified areas without the knowledge of the authorities.

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