Dimapur, July 2: Following reports of transmission of corona virus through wet markets/slaughter houses, especially those dealing with fresh meat like beef/ pork/ chickem/ fish, etc. in other parts of the world, the Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has issued advisory to all traders dealing with fresh meat to operate as per the FSSAI guidelines within DMC jurisdiction.
The DMC directed traders to ensure proper disposal of waste/fluids and butchers to handle meat hygienically.
Failure to comply with the directive will be penalized with Rs 1000 fine for first offense, suspension of trade license for 3 months for second offense and cancellation of trade license for 3rd offense, warned the DMC. (Page News Service)