Acting on a complaint by a consumer, Jammu and Kashmir Food Safety Organisation on Saturday seized factory of a sweet manufacturer and supplier at Kral Khud area here and seized food items from the unit.
An official communiqué said a team lead by Assistant Commissioner Food Safety, Hilal Ahmed Mir, raided the a food manufacturer, M/S Aar Gee Sweets, at Kral Khud who had been supplying sweets and other edibles to various confectionery retailers in Srinagar. “The team also raided Modern Sweets Bemina and seized the entire stock of food items from there and sent samples for testing,” the communiqué said. “On Friday, FSO had received a complaint that Modern Sweets had sold ‘Rasmalai’ to a person whose two children had been hospitalized after consuming it. We found that there were no manufacturing or expiry date on the package of Rasmalai. We seized the entire stock from manufacturer in Kral Khud and the seller in Bemina,” Mir said,” Mir said.