Following the directions of health Minister Brahm Mahindra and commissioner food Siri Varun Roozam, a Special raid was conducted today in the evening to check those food business operators who were selling fast food on the carts and in shops.
Samples of fast food items were taken from nakodar road, old GT Road and other areas of the city.
As many as 11 samples of milk, two, sauces and chutney, bhaji, roasted chana, biscuits and other champ were collected by the food safety team.
All the food business operators particularly those dealing with prepared food items were directed to prepare food and serve food while wearing gloves, headgear and after taking other Hygenic protections.
Dr Harjot Pal Singh Assistant Food Commissioner directed all the food business operators to obtain online food licence at the earliest failing which necessary legal action shall be initiated against those working without license.
It Is worth mentioning here that the last date for obtaining online food licence has already expired. The sampling team consisted of team in charge Dr Harjot Pal Singh assistant commissioner food Jalandhar, food safety officers Rashu Mahajan and Divya Bhagat along withalong with other employees.
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