Authorities inspect Shahr-e-Khaas markets, lift samples of food items
Post by RK News on Sunday, May 7, 2023
Srinagar, May 06: A team of the Food Safety Department on Saturday inspected various markets of Shahr-e-Khaas in Srinagar City and SIDCO Industrial Estate Khanmouh to check the quality of food items being manufactured and sold to consumers.
The team of officers headed by Assistant Commissioner Food Safety Designated Officer under FSSA Srinagar, Yameen ul Nabi, carried out a surprise market checking in several areas of the city and lifted samples of different food items including desi ghee, packed drinking water, packed milk and ready-to-eat food items from across the city for analytical purposes. It also attended the complaints received against a restaurant in the district.
On the occasion, the market checking team warned the erring food business operators not to indulge in violations of food safety regulations and unsanitary conditions which are against public health failing which a hefty compound will be imposed upon them in the future, which can even lead to the closure of the facility.
Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar has impressed upon all food business operators not to indulge in operating food business without proper licence and registration under Food Safety and Standards Act. He advised the FBOs to obtain licence and registration under FSS Act, failing which action under the Act will be initiated against the violators.