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DFCO inspects 799 establishments, 21 challaned for operating in unhygienic conditions

JAMMU, Jan 20: Drugs and Food Control Organization (DFCO) conducted inspections of 799 food establishments with an objective to ensure compliance with the provisions of Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 and Rules and Regulations 2011.
The enforcement staff of DFCO also lifted 73 samples of milk and milk products, atta, oil cereals and sweets from the shops falling in the Municipal Limits of Jammu and the same were sent to Food Analyst Jammu for testing and analysis.
During the drive emphasis was laid to ensure proper/ acceptable levels of hygiene by the Food Business Operators. 21 food establishments were challaned for operating in unhygienic conditions.
The Adjudicating Officer (Additional Demo Commis-sioner, Jammu), realised Rs 1,90,000 from the defaulting Firms namely Fortune Inn Rivera, Lambar Da Dhaba, Spice Food Court, Professional Canteen, Amar Singh Club, Madan Lal Bansi Lal and Noorani Muslim Restaurant.
They were also served with improvement notices for upgrading their existing infrastructure/technology to meet the standards mandated under the new Food Law.
The Stake holders were impressed upon through the medium of a notice to adhere to the legal provisions and strive to meet growing public expectations.
The exercise was conducted by the Team of Food Safety Officers namely Hansraj, Jai Inder Singh, Dilip Singh, Ajay Khajuria under the supervision of Designated Officer, Municipal Limit Jammu (Assistant Controller Food) Sanjeev Kumar Gupta.

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