ADC Sri imposes Rs 55,000 fine on FBOs

SRINAGAR: The court of Adjudicating Officer (Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar) imposed a fine of Rs 55,000 on five Food Business Operators (FBOs) for selling/processing food items in unhygienic conditions. These include three restaurant owners and a milk vendor.
According to an official press note issued on Wednesday, the Food Safety wing of Drugs and Food Control organisation presented 117 more cases before the competent court for adjudication.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Food Safety has warned chicken sellers, bakers, meat sellers to maintain high standards of hygiene otherwise action under relevant provisions of Food Safety & Standards Act shall be initiated against them, the press note added.