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Food Safety Officers seal NIT cafeteria

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A team of Food Safety Officers of Drug and Food Control Organization headed by Assistant Commissioner, Food Safety, District Srinagar visited NIT Campus Hazratbal Srinagar in connection with inspection

Officials on Wednesday sealed the cafeteria inside the NIT campus at Hazratbal, while it served 10 days notice to two other food outlets to make structural changes in light of the requirements of Food Safety and standards Act.

In a statement here an official spokesman said: “A team of Food Safety Officers of Drug and Food Control Organization headed by Assistant Commissioner, Food Safety, District Srinagar visited NIT Campus Hazratbal Srinagar in connection with inspecting various food business establishments.

During inspection NIT cafeteria was found in total insanitary condition, rusted and broken utensils were used for preparation and storage of food Items. Synthetic food colours were also being used. Foul smell was emanating from the kitchen. The restaurant was sealed till further orders.”

“In addition two units manufacturing food items were also found in insanitary condition. The drainage had got blocked and foul smell was emanating from it. The tiles of floor and walls were broken. These food outlets have been put on ten days notice to make the structural change in light of the requirements of Food Safety and standards Act otherwise action under law shall be initiated against them,” the spokesman added.

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