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13 business operators fined Rs 2.74 lakh for violating Food Safety Act in Srinagar

As many as 13 business operators have been fined Rs 2.74 lakh for selling and manufacturing substandard and misbranded food articles in the summer capital, Srinagar. An official spokesperson here today said that the court of Adjudicating Officer (Additional Deputy Commissioner), Srinagar has imposed a fine of Rs 2.74 lakh on 13 food business operators.
He said 20 more cases have been instituted by the Food Safety wing of Drugs and Food Control Organisation against various food business operators in competent courts for violating different provisions of Food Safety and Substandard Act. Meanwhile, a team of Food Safety Officers headed by the Assistant Commissioner, Food Safety, Srinagar visited Dargah Hazratbal, Soura and Kalashpora areas and seized newspapers in huge quantities which were being used to pack hot ‘halwa’, ‘parathas’ and snacks.On the occasion, the ‘halwais’ were also directed to refrain from using synthetic colours in their preparations or else stern action as per the provisions of Food Safety and Substandard Act shall be taken against them, he added.

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