Prime Minister Edi Rama dismissed the Director of the National Food Authority.
It is learned that the Minister of Agriculture proposed the dismissal which was agreed to and signed by the Prime Minister at yesterday’s governmental meeting.
The former Director of the National Food Authority was appointed in January of this year, but his work has continuously been criticized in the media due to the absence of food safety precautions and citizens’ complaints.
For several months, an Ora News journalist made concrete field investigations and routinely found expired products in the markets, and found meat being sold in markets that do not have the necessary hygienic conditions.
Consumers raised their concerns about the health risks stemming from an absence of Food Authority measures that should have been taken.
The government is expected to appoint a new National Food Authority Director.