Inspection of FBOs carried out at Zbto

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Dimapur, July 19: A joint inspection of all food business establishments was carried out on July 17 in Zunheboto town led by Sukumlo Yanthan, Food Safety Officer assisted by Mongo, EAC, District administration, Dr Shikatoli Achumi and Shekho Sophie, District media officer, CMO office along with police and IR.
Food articles sold in contravention to Section 27 (2) clause (a), Section 27 (3) clause (b) of FSSA, 2006 and Section 2.2.2 (8), (9) of FSS Regulations (Packing and labeling), 2011 were seized in exercise of the power under Section 38 of the FSS Act, 2006 and receipt in Form II were issued to the FBOs as per Section 2.3.1 of FSS Rules, 2011. The list of defaulting FBOs have been forwarded to the designated officer cum Chief Medical Officer Zunheboto for further necessary action.
DC Zunheboto, Shanavas said that inspection will be carried from time to time for the safety of the public. He also said that food safety is a growing concern globally. He reminded that business need to limit the amount of time that potentially hazardous foods are kept under correct environment condition and food must be protected from contamination. (Page News Service)