Rumours have been doing the rounds across social media about ‘unethical’ methods to increase milk production have been squashed by Dubai Municipality. A statement released said, “Dubai Municipality denies rumours about injecting the cattle producing Al Marai, Nadec, and Al Safi milk; to increase the proportion of milk.”
“This rumour is not based on any scientific references or official statements from accredited governmental entities and the milk products are from KSA, which applies technical regulations and GSO standards. The Dubai Municipality and the regulatory bodies in UAE supervise all shipments of imported food and ensure their safety and validity for consumption.”
This is just one more case that warns us on why we should not believe everything we read on social media without a proper checks. Dubai Municipality has launched a WhatsApp service for residents, where they can send a rumour they have heard to Dubai Municipality's Rumour Check team to verify it and the department will be straight on it to burst the rumours.
What’s app number 050-1077799 or visit www.dm.gov.ae/en/Rumors