Food Safety warns business operators of selling expired food articles in Kashmir

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Srinagar: The Food Safety on Wednesday warned Food Business Operators (FBOs), including wholesalers and retailers, of stern action if found selling expired food articles in Kashmir.

The Assistant Commissioner Food Safety as per statement has informed that it has been observed during market checking that some Food business operators including wholesalers and retailers are in possession of certain food items whose date of best before and use by date has elapsed which has been viewed seriously.

It is impressed upon all such Food business operators to immediately inform the department with regard to the quantity of such food articles so that same are dealt as per the relevant provisions of FSS Act, the statement read.

It is further added that if such food articles are found for sale at any food business outlet, stern action as per the law shall be initiated against violators.