Bucher’s shop sealed at Elahibagh Buchpora

Srinagar March 16: Food Safety Department Tuesday sealed a butcher’s shop for selling dressed chess in violation of rules at Elahibagh Buchpora.
An official told news agency Kashmir Indepth News Service (KINS) that it was brought into the notice of Assistant Commissioner Food Safety (intelligence cum legal cell) Hilal Ahmad Mir that some unscrupulous elements were taking advantage of shortage of mutton supply, import dressed meat clandestinely to valley in contravention of rules and regulations of food safety and standards act.
“Taking serious note of same, a butcher shop at Elahibagh Buchpora has been sealed and drive to curb this illegal practice shall continue in coming days,” the official said.
Commissioner Food Safety and Drugs Administration has warned these persons to desist from importing such food articles without following rules and regulations otherwise stern action shall be initiated against them which shall include seizure of whole imported stock. (KINS)