Avoid Packaging of Food Items in Newspapers

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

The district administration of Srinagar Thursday directed people to avoid usage of waste newspapers for packaging of food items.

Additional Commissioner, food safety Srinagar in a communiqué has advised people to avoid the packaging of food articles particularly hot fried items in newspapers because newspaper ink may contaminate food articles resulting into serious health complications, an official statement said this evening.

“As in Food Safety and Standards Act 2006, the use of synthetic Food Colours is restricted to certain beverages and bakery items,” the statement said. “Strict action under relevant provisions of Food Safety & Standards Act 2006 shall be initiated against violators.”

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