Wokha bans sale of fresh fish

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Dimapur, July 7: Deputy Commissioner, Wokha Dr Manazir Jeelani Samoon, IAS has prohibited storage, distribution or sale of fresh fish products including Crustaceans treated with formalin or other forms of preservatives in Wokha district for a period of three months or till corrective measures are taken with immediate effect.
In a notification, the DC warned that failure to comply with the provision of the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 and the notification will attract penalties up to Rs 10 lakhs with imprisonment under section 59 of the Food Safety & Standards Act 2006. (Page News Service)