Kathua : Court of Adjudicating Officer, Additional District Magistrate Kathua, Ranjeet Singh on Friday imposed fine to the tune of Rs. 1,82,000 lakh on complaint cases/Food Business Operators (FBOs) including manufacturers, wholesale dealers and retailers for violating the provisions of Food Safety and Standards Act-2006.
The fine was imposed on the erring traders, during the proceeding of cases of Basohli, Billawar and Bani Sub divisions of district Kathua related to the Food Safety and Standards Act-2006, listed before the Adjudicating Officer.
He also cautioned them to abide by the legal regulations adding that non-compliance of Food Safety and Standards Act and rules thereunder by the Food Business Operators of the district will be dealt more strictly in coming time.
The fine was imposed on 23 defaulters Rs 1,82,000 under FSSA Act 2006 for selling substandard, unhygienic and expired food items.