Ahead of Diwali festival, Food Safety Department Srinagar intensifies market checking
Inspects sweets shops, Khoya selling units
SRINAGAR: On the directions of the Deputy Commissioner(DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, the team of Food Safety Department Srinagar ahead of Diwali, conducted special drives in various markets of Srinagar City on the eve of to check the hygiene practices adopted and quality of food items by the Food Business Establishments.
The market checking drive was conducted under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner Food Safety(Designated Officer under FSSA Srinagar), Yameen ul Nabi in various City markets and inspected various food business units including sweets shops, Khoya sellers and dairy products.
During the market checking, the Food Safety teams took samples of various food items being sold in the market and also asked Food Business Operators to maintain hygiene, provide safe and quality food items to consumers.
Speaking in this regard, the Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar has asked the Food Safety Department and other Market Checking teams to continue the drive in City markets to ensure that all essential commodities are sold at Government approved rates as per the Food Safety Standards and Quality.