Market checking

Market checking

In this holy month of Ramzan there have been a lot of complaints in the media about the exorbitant rates of all the essential items including meat, chicken, vegetables etc.

Recently the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir called for intensive measures to check the quality of meat, other essential items in the markets of Kashmir.

He directed to cancel license of meat sellers who frequently violate Food Safety guidelines prescribed by the government

He impressed on officers to take intensive measures to ensure quality meat and other eatables to people.

While issuing strict directions against violators of standard guidelines, he exhorted officers to book erring traders under relevant sections of law besides asking them to cancel the license of those meat sellers who have been found violating quality guidelines frequently.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Director Food & Drug organization informed the meeting that all the mobile testing labs have been linked with GPS to monitor the routine functioning and location where samples for food testing are collected.

She informed that the organization has enhanced the capacity of analyzing samples from 200 to 600.

He directed the concerned to tie with food analyzing labs in Northern States of the country to increase the number of samples testing to one thousand.

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