Huge quantity of expired items seized, 12, 600 fine recovered
Bandipora, 17 April 2019:- On the directions of District Development Commissioner Bandipora, a market checking squad on wednesday conducted checking at various markets in Bandipora.
The squad lead by Assistant director FS&CA inspected various markets of Bandipora including Nowpora Market, Nebripora, Iqbal Market, fruit Mandi Market, Gulshan chowk, Old Bus stand and other adjoining areas. During inespection, the squad inspected different Food establishments where 01 quintals of Polythenes, rotten vegetables were destroyed besides food-colours and dirty utensils were also destroyed on spot and a fine of Rs. 12600 was realised from the defaulters.
During the checking, Parlours, Saloons and bakery shop owners were directed to display rate lists issued by the competent authority
AD FS&CA said that District administration is taking stringent measures to ensure the quality of edible items at affordable prices to people and decided to act tough against overcharging or violating hygiene standards by traders.
Expired products were also seized from various saloons and beauty parlours in huge quantity.
He was accompanied with TSO enforcement Ghulam Mohuddin Kawa along with enforcement officers Yasir Arafat, Ishtiyaq Ahmad, Rafiq Ahmad and Naveed Anjum.