SUMBAL: To check the quality of foods, milk and juices being prepared, sold and served under unhygienic conditions, a team of food officers conducted a special drive in Sonawari area of Bandipora district.
A team of food safety officers led bu Yameen Ul Nabi, designated officer food safety drug & control organisation Bandipora on Saturday conducted surprise checks of various food business holders, milk shops at Sumbal, Sonawari areas; Shelvat, Wagipora and Sumbal.
The team inspected several establishments and lifted several samples of milk. Food items like milk, juice oil were tested on the spot in food safety organisation’s mobile van.
The food safety authorities have impressed upon the food business operators to strictly adhere to the provisions laid under FSSA (Food Safety and Standards Authority) and maintain high standards of health and hygiene to guarantee safe food to end users. The officers said such drives would continue in future as well.