ArmInfo. The Food Safety Inspection Authority of Armenia continues to follow the recommendations of the commandant's office. This was announced on April 7 by head of the Body Georgi Avetisyan .
<Our inspectors visited about 500 food distribution organizations in Yerevan, and about 3,600 in the regions. Monitoring was also conducted in food courts operating in the territory of the republic>, Avetisyan emphasized.
He noted that discussions were held with employees about the need to disinfect surfaces, food baskets, door handles. There was also a need to ventilate the premises, use alcogels, observe personal hygiene rules, shopkeepers were urged not to create lines, to prohibit employees with coughing, weakness and fever from going to work.
<In some areas, employees went around to prevent street trading. In Armavir, checks were conducted at the Beimandar market and 15 employees who did not have gloves and masks were banned from trading. The next day, disinfection was carried out on the market and all employees had gloves and masks>, he said.
Avetisyan noted that the bypass was carried out in 18 markets, most of which are not functioning. Others are functioning, but not in full. The number of visitors has also decreased in the markets. <Also, the monitoring of products imported and exported to Armenia in March from 2019-2020 was carried out. Imports and exports of some goods decreased, while others increased. A working group was created to monitor the online sale of products>, the latter noted.
As a result of the checks, it turned out that two food courts in the Aragatsotn and Gegharkunik regions continue to work in full, and after the checks, the latter switched to the delivery mode. "The hotline received 26 calls in March and another 18 in April," head of the Food Safety Inspection Body of Armenia Georgi Avetisyan concluded.