KL News Network
According to Assistant Commissioner Food Safety Srinagar, seven food business operators were fined in the summer capital for safety violation by Adjudicating Officer (ADC Srinagar).
The erring food business operators were fined Rs 92000 for selling substandard and misbranded food articles.
The Assistant Commissioner said that food safety wing of Drugs and Food Control Organization has launched 58 prosecutions in the court of adjudicating Officer Srinagar against various butchers and nanwaies for selling and manufacture of food articles in insanitary conditions.
He said that sale/manufacture of food articles in unhygienic conditions is punishable offence with a fine up to Rs 1 lakh under section 56 of the Food Safety & Standards Act 2006.