Rs 5 lakh penalty imposed on erring FBOs at Anantnag

ANANTNAG: The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Anantnag, Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, who is also designated as Adjudicating Officer under FSSA, 2006 today imposed a penalty of Rs 5,00,000 in 18 cases filed by Food Safety Officers of the district against various Food Business Operators (FBOs).
The penalty was imposed for violating different provisions of law including manufacturing/sale of substandard/misbranded food products and for non-compliance of orders of Food Safety Officers for not obtaining license/registration and violation of Schedule 4 of Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 (Good hygienic & Good manufacturing practices).
The ADC during trial of these cases directed the FBOs to adhere strictly to the provisions of FSSA, 2006 and desist from such unwarranted acts in future.

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