East Jakarta Mayor, Muhammad Anwar accompanied by 40 officers are checking prices and the content of harmful substances in food products in the Kramat Jati Market, Thursday (12/27).
" We're monitoring the markets to ensure supply and distribution of food, either from quality or quantity"
Those personnel are from Maritime, Agriculture, and Food Security Sub-dept., Satpol PP, Cooperatives, Small and Medium Enterprises (KUKMP), Health Sub-dept., urban village, sub-district, Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM), and so forth.
So far the basic commodities price ahead of New Year is stable.
"We're monitoring the markets to ensure supply and distribution of food, either from quality or quantity. So, the public must be more careful in choosing meat. Buy meat that is still fresh and does n ot stink," he told.