CMO Kohima notify FBOs

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Dimapur, July 24: Chief Medical Officer, Kohima, Dr. Ritu Thurr has directed that no food business operator shall himself or by any person on his behalf manufacture, store, sell or distribute any article of food which is misbranded or in contravention of any other provision of the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 or any rule or regulation made thereunder.
The CMO also notified that no person shall manufacture, sell, or exhibit for sale packaged drinking water except under the Bureau of Indian Standards Certification Mark and the display of FSSAI Licence number on the label.
No person shall also sell powdered spices and condiments except under packed conditions, the CMO notified.
The CMO directed all food business operators in Kohima district to comply, warning that defaulters would be penalized as per the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006, Rules & Regulations, 2011. He also requested the general public to report to the CMO office if there is any complaint. (Page News Service)