Non-compliant spaza shops in Tshwane fined

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The City of Tshwane Health Department says it has issued fines of over R63 000 to non-compliant spaza shops during its three-day crackdown. The department conducted the operation with
the authorities including Home Affairs officials.

They went to spaza shops in Temba, Hammanskraal north of Pretoria.

The Tshwane spokesperson Selby Bokaba says health inspectors verified the validity of operational licences and adherence to municipal by-laws.

“These operations and inspections will continue weekly and after business hours to ensure that all shops provide food that meets the necessary safety standards. The city also encourages residents to report misconduct or non-compliance in order to prevent people from falling ill due to expired, illegal or unsafe products.”

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