Doda: Deputy Commissioner Bhawani Rakwal today flagged off “Mobile Food Testing laboratory” from Headquarter Doda.
ADC Mohammad Hanief Malik, ACR Tariq Hussain Naik, CPO Yoginder katoch, Assistant Commissioner Tariq Ahmed, Enforcement officers, Beopar mandal and prominent citizens were present on the ocassion.
The Mobile Food Testing Van (MFTV), is a step forward towards effective implementation of FSSA by FSSAI & DFCO J&K in the interest of consumers and to serve the purpose of MFTV in letter and spirit across the district.
It was informed that this is the first ever science based MFTV dedicated by FSSAI to J&K government for benefit of consumers of far flung areas.
Deputy Commissioner after the flag off ceremony inspected MFTV and assessed the procedure for analysis of various food items like Milk, Spices, Edible oil etc. particularly daily consumable edibles.
Deputy Commissioner said that MFTV will serve the basis of sampling parameters, however, if required the suspicious food articles would be sent for proper analysis under the new Act. The awareness to the consumers regarding food safety through MFTV is conceived to facilitate consumers with the knowledge of FSSA and consumer Safety.