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Aaganwari Center supplied substandard food

Govt imposes fine of Rs 1.5 lakh on Chatisgarh-based Company
Srinagar:
A Chattisgarh based company has been fined for supplying substandard food items to Aanganwari centers in J&K, officials told Rising Kashmir on Friday.
According to Assistant Commissioner, Food Safety Srinagar, Hilal Ahmad a fine of 1.5 lakh has been imposed on M/S Divine Corpse Private Limited for supplying sub-standard nutritional items to various Aanganwari centers of District Srinagar.
The court of Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Nazir Ahmad Baba, who is also the Adjudicating Officer has imposed a fine of Rs 3.20 lakh on various food business operators including Rs 1.50 lakh the Chhattisgarh based Company for the malpractice.
“The seized goods from the company include sugar, salt and Moongi. The huge quantity of substandard food material will be destroyed scientifically in presence of a constituted committee,” Ahmad said.
He said the department has started a drive against adulteration particularly in milk. “The suppliers and milkmen have been warned to desist from malpractices, otherwise strict action under Food Safety & Standards Act shall be initiated against them,” Assistant Commissioner said.

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