CMO Wokha informs FBO

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Dimapur, August 18: Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Wokha Dr. Robin Lotha has informed that as per the provision laid under Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 and Rules 2011, final notification has been sent to all the business operating in the district to obtain the FSS license or register their food business establishment (food manufacture/ distributor/ stockiest/agencies/ departmental/ supplies/ wholeseller/ retailers/ hotels/ restaurants/ canteens/pharmacy selling food items/all petty food business operations, etc) from the office of the designated officers (Chief Medical ) on or before September 15.
Operating food business without the FSS license or registration will attract up to Rs 5 lakhs fine and imprisonment up to six months under section 63 of the Food Safety and Standard Act 2006, he said.
(Page News Service)