8 food samples collected in Kapurthala

8 food samples collected in Kapurthala

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Tribune News Service

Kapurthala, March 5

A team of the Food Safety Department on Friday collected eight samples from various food operators. Dr Harjot Pal Singh, Assistant Commissioner, Food Safety Department, led the team, which conducted checking at hotels, restaurants and sweet shops, among others.

Officials took samples of burfi, petha, chana, aloo tikki, soya sauce, ketchup, red-chilli powder and soda water.

Dr Pal said inspection was carried out on the orders of Kumar Rahul, Food Wing, Kapurthala. He said sweet shop owners were directed to display ‘best before date’ on sweets, so that customers can know till when a particular sweet could be used for human consumption. “This is in accordance with the instructions issued by the FSSAI. If anyone is found violating the order, stern action will be taken,” he said.

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