SMC inspects food quality at eateries

SMC inspects food quality at eateries

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Srinagar,February 22,2017 CNS: The Food Safety Officers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation visited various areas of the city to inspect food establishments including hotels, bakery shops, Dhaba's and other food outlets.

The eateries that got inspected in different areas  included  Lal Chowk, M.A road, Batamaloo, Rajbagh and canteens of different hospitals including JVC hospital Bemina.

During the inspection large quantity of rusty utensils and uncovered food items that too kept in polythene bags were were destroyed on spot.

Further the food colours that are strictly banned were also recovered and immediately destroyed on spot.

An amount of Rs 10400 was recovered on account of fine imposed on defaulter.

The Commissioner SMC Dr Shafqat Khan in this regard has appealed food buissness operators to maintain upto mark hygiene and sell qualitative food. (CNS)