Health Regulations
Food and Water-Borne Diseases
Food and Water-Borne Diseases:
  • Authorities in Saudi Arabia do not permit entry of food with arriving travelers for Hajj and Umrah except in properly canned or sealed containers.
  • Pilgrims are recommended to observe the following:
    • Wash hands before and after eating and after going to the toilet.
    • Thoroughly clean and wash fresh vegetables and fruit.
    • Cook food thoroughly and store at safe temperatures. 
    • Keep raw and cooked food separated.​

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