HEALTH MINISTER ASKS FOOD SAFETY OFFICERS TO ENSURE SALE OF ONLY HYGIENIC EATABLES

Chandigarh, The Voice of Chandigarh News : Surjit Kumar Jyani Health & Family Welfare Minister, Punjab here today reiterated that the department is committed for providing safe food items and eatable to the general public. He directed Designated Officers of Food & Drug Administration to step up surveillance and monitoring specially for milk and milk product as the festival season is going on. Sh Jyani asked the officials to increase the sampling of eatables. He also asked the Govt Food Laboratories to provide the reports of the samples obtained on fast track. He further asked the Health Department officers to ensure that synthetic milk or adulterated khoa etc should not be sold in the market. The Minister further asked that special surveys must be conducted frequently and the quality of food items must be examined. Any food product found to be unhygienic must be destroyed before consumption by public  He appealed people to immediately inform the toll free helpline no 104, in case they notice any unhygienic food items being sold anywhere in Punjab.

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