Srinagar, May 30: Commissioner, Food Safety, J&K Vinod Sharma Thursday inspected food establishments in Srinagar city.
He was accompanied by Dy. Commissioner, Food Safety, Kashmir, Irfana Ahmad, Assistant Commissioner Food Safety, District Srinagar, Hilal Ahmad Mir and other concerned officers.
The department in a statement said the team inspected various Bakery and Confectionary Units within Srinagar City to check the quality of bakery and confectionary items available for the consumption of general public.
“During inspection a bakery Unit namely Jee Enn Sons, Polo View, Srinagar, was fined an amount of Rs 20,000 on spot for not maintaining sanitary and hygienic conditions, within the processing unit,” the statement said.
Various Dhabas including M/S Krishna Dhaba, M/S New Krishna Dhaba Dalgate were also inspected and the in-charges of the establishments were impressed upon to strictly follow the sanitary and hygienic requirements of Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 Rules & regulations made there under, it reads.
Meanwhile, after taking cognizance of a video circulated on social media regarding quality of “Dairyland” Dahi manufacture at Lasipora, Pulwama, the team of Food Safety Officers from Pulwama swung into action and sealed the manufacturing unit in the interest of public health, the statement said adding team also seized 434 Dahi cups and lifted samples of same for analytical purpose.