Erring traders fined Rs 86,000 in Ganderbal


The court of Additional Deputy Commissioner-cum- Adjudicating Officer, Ganderbal, Farooq Ahmad Baba under the Food Safety Act imposed a fine of Rs 86,000 on erring traders for violating the provisions of Food Safety and Standards Act-2006, Rules and Regulations-2011.

He directed the food business operators to correct the deficiencies found during the course of Adjudication in the food products which were processed, packaged, manufactured and pumped into the market for public consumption.

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The ADC said that the district administration will take action against defaulters found involved in food adulteration, selling substandard medicines and other commodities.