Sunday, September 19, 2021

Sale of imported fish banned in Mkg District

Dimapur, March 1: After samples of fish sold in markets in Mokokchung District tested positive for presence of formalin, the DC Mokokchung, Rajesh Soundararajan has banned import of fish and other fish products from outside and sale of the same in Mokokchung District with immediate effect till further order.
An official release informed that the samples of fish collected from markets in Mokokchung District was sent for testing to the office of the State Public Health Laboratory, Kohima, and was found positive for presence of added formalin, contravening the Food Safety and Standard Regulations 2011 under section 9.1.
The DC warned that anyone violating the order shall be penalized as per the relevant sections of law. (Page News Service)