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Many sweet shops in Jammu challaned for failing quality standards

Last Updated on October 30, 2021 at 9:54 pm

Food and Drug Administration teams  have challaned  12 Food Business Outlets during its special drive launched amid the festival season to keep check on quality standards of food products across the Union Territory.

During the said drive, surprise inspections were conducted and  samples  of    sweets , Milk & Milk products have been  lifted to ensure that all these products are safe to consume and are strictly as per food products standards  as mandated under Food Safety & Standards Act 2006.

A government spokesperson said, “During the ongoing special drive,  673  inspections  have been carried out in all the Districts of the Jammu Division and 452 samples of various food articles  generally consumed during the festival season  were lifted and sent for testing of quality & Safety  parameters to the food testing Laboratory Jammu/Srinagar, reports of the same are awaited”.

Some of the manufacturing units/sales outlets were found contravening sanitary parameters  as mandated under the Act  and Prosecutions against 12 such Food Business operators  namely M/S Kwality Sweet Shop,  Canal Road Jammu, M/S Mahajan Sweet Shop , Canal Road Jammu M/S Nathu Sweet Shop,  Gandhi Nagar, Jammu  M/S Bikaner Sweet Shop Channi Himmat jammu , M/S Hari Om Bikaner Mishtan Bhandar Worksop, Channi, Jammu M/S New Choudhary dairy Products,  Gandhi Nagar, Jammu   M/S Pargal Cheese Corner, Bus stand,  Jammu M/S Pal catering Coorp Nescafe Superspeciality  Hospital, Jammu  &  M/S  Sharma Brothers canteen,  Superspeciality hospital Jammu , M/s Ram Lal veg Shop Muthi& M/s Shahbaz bakery, Srinagar have  been recommended  and  shall be launched in the competent court of law in due  course for further legal proceedings.   Moreover  4 challan  under section 58 of the FSS Act 2006 have also been recommended against  FBOs such as  M/S Santosh  Singh distributors ,Udhaywala  M/S Deepak general Store , Muthi Jammu ,M/s Lawyer Canteen high Court Janipur , M/S  Mahinder general Store ,Udhaywala Jammu  for not complying with the directions of the Enforcement staff .