Rs 60,000 fine imposed on 2 traders

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, July 25 : The Additional District Magistrate (ADM), R. K. Shavan today imposed a fine of Rs 30,000 each on  two traders in case of  selling sub-standard   and mis-branded food stuff.
The ADM, who is Adjudication Officer under Food Safety and Standard Act 2006,   imposed the penalty on the retailers, Vijay Paul of Kishtwar and Ghulam Rasool Sheikh of Patimhala for selling mis-branded and substandard biscuits and candies.
As per the charges, Food Safety Officer took the samples of Yougata Bites candy and Burkha Biscuit being sold by the two shopkeepers and sent the samples   to NABL Lab for quality test.
The test report   found both the products sub-standard and mis-branded.
The Additional District Magistrate, after hearing   Tariq Ahmed Butt, Designated Food Safety Officer and Sajjad Hussain Food Safety Officer pronounced the judgment imposing Rs 30,000 fine on each defaulter.


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