Rs. 1.4 lac fine imposed on erring FBOs at Handwara & Kupwara

KUPWARA, February 13: The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Handwara, Nazir Ahmad Mir who is also Adjudicating Officer Handwara and Kupwara today imposed a fine of Rs 1,40,000 on various Food Business operators (FBOs) for violating various provisions of Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSA) 2006.

The fine was imposed on the erring traders (for selling miss branded and substandard food) during the proceeding of cases related to the FSSA-2006 which were listed before the Adjudicating officer.

The Adjudicating Officer warned them to abide by the legal regulations adding that non-compliance of FSSA- 2006 and rules there under by the FBOs will be dealt with more strictly in coming time.