Monday, April 29, 2013

RAIDS CONDUCTED TO ENSURE SAFE FOOD.


                          Following instructions from the Commissioner of Food Safety, Thiru.Kumar Jeyanth, I.A.S., to check the quality of cooldrinks, packaged drinking water sold in heavily crowded places during this summer season, six teams were formed in Tirunelveli district.

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                           The urban team led by Dr.Devika, Designated Officer, Food Safety Department, Tirunelveli comprising Food Safety Officers A.R.Sankaralingam, P.Kalimuthu, S.Ibrahim and M.Kalianandi, conducted their first surprise raid in the shops in and around the old bus-stand in Tirunelveli. During the raids, some food packets were found to contain post dated manufacturing dates. Food packets worth Rs.25000/- which were lacking mandatory label provisions were seized and destroyed in the presence of public that too infront of the concerned shops.                                 

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                         The second round of surprise raids were conducted by the same urban team on 26.04.13 in the shops in the New Bus-stand, Tirunelveli. During this second phase of raid, spurious soft drinks packets, Non-ISI packaged drinking water packets, rotten fruits and snacks  prepared and kept  unhygienically were seized and destroyed in the presence of  Public.

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                         The raids would continue to ensure safe food to the public.

4 comments:

Stalin Prabu said...

Its good.but what basis u r ceasing and destroying the food article,in which section says like that, in expired items , samosa and vada how do u classify as what basis ? sir please clarify ,while i am going to raid and cease the article this questine may arrise. just i reffered, i could not pointout the fssa sec.sir please clarify

FOOD NELLAI said...

Please see and follow the Sec.38(1)(b) & 38(4)of the Food Safety & Standards Act,2006.

Unknown said...

Sir but you have a rong information that baned is only to show higest sale is in temilnadu it go on by transport & ralwy a tabbaco company by name Hanss.as sale of 5000.bags of 100 pack.in the state.what the food and tax police department or do ing we do not understand so take action against the seller distbotar & make it clear thanku

prabhu prabhu said...

Sir but you have a rong information that baned is only to show higest sale is in temilnadu it go on by transport & ralwy a tabbaco company by name Hanss.as sale of 5000.bags of 100 pack.in the state.what the food and tax police department or do ing we do not understand so take action against the seller distbotar & make it clear thanku