The Capital Development Authority (CDA) issued 103 notices and 36 fines to violators of food hygiene regulations during the last week, according to a press release issued on Saturday. CDA Directorate of Health Services (DHS) also partially sealed four bakeries in G-10 Markaz and Sector I-8/4 over unhygienic conditions. CDA teams also confiscated and disposed of seven kilogrammess of rotten mangoes, seven dozen rotten bananas, three kilogrammes of rotten lemons, three kilogrammes of mayonnaise, three dozen packs of gutka and three dozen expired snacks. Two specially-formed teams of DHS, headed by food inspectors, raided various shops and eateries in various markets in the city. CDA Member Administration Amir Ali Ahmed has directed DHS to continue operations against facilities selling substandard and unhygienic food items. The inspection teams are submitting their weekly reports to CDA.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 20th, 2014.
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