Rotten and expired food products seized in Leh

By Reach Ladakh Correspondent Leh, Apr 11, 2019
Leh :

The enforcement team of Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and District Police Leh inspected shops and vegetable vendors in Skara and Skalzangling area on April 9.

The officials seized and destroyed a large quantity of rotten food products, including decayed vegetables, meat products, stale chickens, expired eatables and soft drinks. 

Avny Lavasa, DC, Leh said, "The defaulters will face severe action, including cancellation of their licenses if they don't stop this practice with immediate effect.”

Fines were imposed upon defaulters for violating the provisions of Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 and Essential Commodities Act.