-Food Safety and Standards Act-
Fine Amounting To Rs 2.69 Lakh Slapped On Violaters In SBS Nagar
Nawanshahr, August 10,2018-
The court of Smt. Amrit Singh IAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) cum- Adjudicating officer SBS Nagar have slapped a fine of Rs.2.69 lakh on as many as 26 sellers of various food outlets including hoteliers, restaurants, dhabas, karyana store, namkeen factories, sweet shops, milk vendors, fast food shops & meat shops for selling sub-standard/mis-branded food items and not maintaining hygienic conditions in the district.
Divulging details, Assistant Commissioner (Food) Manoj Khosla said that food safety officers Rakhi Vinayak and Sangeeta Sehdev had collected samples from various outlets which were declared sub-standard/mis-branded during analysis in lab. Besides it, the 8 meat shops for not maintaining hygienic conditions and following food safety rules and regulations were also challaned. All the cases were filed in the said court.
The offenders who have been penalized are- Amarjit Singh Owner of Lakha Karyana Store Shekhupur has been fined Rs.15000/- for selling sub-standard/mis-branded/ misleading Punjab brand Desi Ghee, similarly distributor of this product namely M/s Chaman Lal & Son’s Akalpur Road Phillaur has been fined Rs. 10,000/- & manufacturer company of this Ghee namely M/s Shayam Food product, Barwal Road Hissar has been fined Rs. 50,000/-.
Shabir Alam Owner Purohit Ji Namkeen Factory Chungi Road Kajla (Banga) has been fined Rs. 30,000/- for selling mis-branded namkeen, Giri Pakoda & biscuits, Sunny Kumar Owner Kewal Sweets Mehli has been fined Rs. 15,000/- for selling sub-standard milk , Manoj Kumar owner sonu sweets mehli has been fined Rs. 10,000/- for selling sub-standered Khoya, Gurpreet Singh owner Alam Singh Fish & Chicken corner Banga, Sham Lal owner Shaam Chicken corner Garhshanakar road nawanshahr, Ajit Singh owner Bravo restaurant Rahoh have been fined Rs. 10,000/- each for serving sub-standard sauce, Satwinder Singh owner Rajan trading company Banga has been fined Rs. 10,000/- for selling mis-brandard biscuits , Rajinder Singh owner Charan Dahaba Banga, Inderjit Singh owner Dhan Singh Chicken corner Banga have been fined Rs. 7000/- each for serving sub-standard sauce, Harbhajan Singh of co-operative society Mahal Gehlan has been fined Rs. 7000/- for selling mis-branded dry fruit, Suresh Kumar owner Pahardia Sweet Shop Rahon has been Fined Rs. 5000/- for selling sub-standard cow’s milk, Jeet Bahdur owner Amarjit Fast Food Banga has been fined Rs. 6000/- for selling sub-standard Manchurian , Bhairo Singh owner Bhairo Namkeen Factory Kajla Banga has been fined Rs. 4000/- for selling mis-branded namkeen, Surinder Pal milk vendor village munna tehsil banga has been fined Rs.7000/- for selling sub-standard milk and Amarjit S/o Hem Raj owner Jeetu Tikki Stall Kothi Roadn Nawanshahr for selling sub-standard Manchurian.
The eight meat shops which have been penalized Rs 6000 each, include Shahid Ahmed of Shahid Fish & Meat Shop Banga Road, Near railway crossing, Blavir Chand S/o Harnaam Dass of Basra chicken shop Karyam road Opp New Grain Markit, Bittu Raj S/o Des Raj of Bittu Meat Shop Banga Road Near Railway cross Nawanshahr, Mohamad Talib Hussain of Sharik Khan Meat Shop Karyama road nawanshar, Ashok Kumar of Billa Meat shop Banga road near railway cross nawanshar & Jasvir Singh of Prem meat Shop Back Side Sabji Mandi Nawanshar have been Rs.7000/- each & Asif Hussain of Sikandar Smeet Shop Back Side Sabji Mandi Nawanshahr & Surinder Kumar of Shida Meat Shop Karyam Road Opp New Grain Markeet Nawabshahr.
Manoj Khosla added that under Mission Tandrust Punjab a drive to curb the adulteration in Food stuff was going on under the directions of Sh. Kahan Singh Pannu Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Punjab will remain continue in future too.