Flood-affected eatables siezed at Mehjoor Nagar

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SRINAGAR, MAY 18: On specific information that flood-affected carbonated water and juices have resurfaced in some markets of Srinagar, a team of Food Safety Officers of Drug and Food Control Organization, headed by Assistant Commissioner Food Safety District Srinagar, inspected various food establishments in Mehjoor Nagar area and found one Jannat Departmental Store selling flood-contaminated food items including carbonated water, juices and tang juice powder worth approximately Rs 7,000. The same was seized and sales by the shop were suspended for seven days.

Moreover eight complaints, six in the court of Adjudication Officer Srinagar Mr. Qazi Sarwar and two in the court of Municipal Magistrate Srinagar have been filed against various Food Business Operators for violating different provisions of Food Safety & Standards Act 2006.

The consumers have been informed that if they have any complaint with regard to quality of food stuffs, they can contact the department on Phone Nos. 249009 and 9419601090.

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