Govt issues Wazwan advisory, asks cooks to register with food safety authority


Government of  Jammu and Kashmir has directed traditional Wazwan vendors and cooks to get themselves registered with the food safety authority.

Kashmiri Wazwan being prepared by Kashmiri Cooks (Waze)

Issuing an advisory, commissioner food safety has asked the cooks to declare their location premises and get registered.

It also asked people not to allow cooks to use any artificial colorants in their preparations.

“Consumers are advised to encourage the use of safe and natural colour extracts like a cockscomb, sundried red chillies both at home and functions and festivals by traditional cooks,” it added.


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