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Company fined for supplying sub-standard food items

Restaurants, milk suppliers under scanner
The Food and Drug Control Organisation has slapped fine on a food company for supplying sub-standard edibles to Anganwari centres.
Assistant Commissioner Food Safety, Hilal Ahmed Mir has imposed a fine of Rs 1.5 lakh on a Chhattisgarh-based company having its branch office in Srinagar for supplying sub-standard and inferior nutritional items to Anganwari centres.
The company had allegedly supplied inferior sugar, moong, salt and other food items which were destroyed scientifically in presence of a committee, a spokesman of the organisation said in a handout.
The Assistant Commissioner, he said, also fined many restaurants across the city for violating Food Safety and Standards Act. “Any establishment found violating any provision of the Food Safety Act will be dealt with strictly,” the spokesman quoted Mir as having said, adding, “Milk suppliers too are under scanner.

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