7 companies penalized for violating FSS Act

BARAMULLA: Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Baramulla Farooq Ahmad Baba Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 22,200 on 7 leading companies and hoteliers for providing sub-standard services to the customers.
A statement said: A team of officials led by the Assistant Commissioner Food Safety Azhar Iqbal and Food Safety officer Yasir Haleem inspected these companies and hotels wherein they found the sub-standard services being provided to the people. The matter was brought into the notice of ADC, who is also the adjudicating officer, imposed a fine under section 51 of Food Safety & Standard (FSS) Act.