JAMMU-Food Safety Officers conducted inspections of popular roadside sweets shops on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Kud.
During the drive 15 establishments were checked and sweets worth thousands of rupees were destroyed on the spot.
Two statutory samples of Khoya and Gajrella were lifted under the provisions of Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 and Rules and Regulations, 2011. The samples have been sent to the Food Analyst, Food Testing Laboratory, Jammu for analysis.
The team also sensitized the food vendors regarding the provisions of enhanced penalties and imprisonment under the new food law and impressed upon them to carry out their business operations by practicing hygienic and good manufacturing practices.
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