LODHI CLUB FINED RS 5 LAKH, SAVEMAX WHOLESALE IN MBD NEOPOLIS MALL RS 6 LAKH

Mr Rishipal Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General)-cum-Adjudicating Officer, Ludhiana.
photo: city air news

FOR VIOLATION OF FOOD SAFETY & STANDARD ACT 2006 & FOR SELLING SUBSTANDARD FOOD ITEMS
Ludhiana, October 25, 2016:For the violation of Food Safety and Standard Act 2006 and selling substandard eatables under rules 2011, a leading city club, Lodhi Club, has been fined Rs 5 lakh while Savemax Wholesale in MBD Neopolis Mall Rs 6 lakh. This fine has been imposed by Additional Deputy Commissioner (General)-cum-Adjudicating Officer Mr Rishipal Singh.
While issuing magisterial orders in this regard, Mr Rishipal Singh informed that few days ago, Mr Manoj Kumar Khosla, Designated Officer-cum-District Health Officer Ludhiana had recorded samples of "green chutney" from Lodhi Club in Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, here and of "Cake Rusk" and "Packets of Double Choco Chips" from Savemax Wholesale located on the ground floor of MBD Neopolis Mall, here.
He informed that when these samples were checked as per the government process in the laboratory, all these products were below the quality standards under Food Safety and Standard Act 2006 and Rules 2011. A checking report from Food Analyst Punjab, Chandigarh, was also issued. Keeping in mind the safety of residents and public interest, the Lodhi Club has been fined Rs 5 lakh and Savemax Wholesale Rs 6 lakh. This fine has been imposed under section 51 of the act. The violators have been directed to deposit the amount in government treasury immediately.
While giving a clear cut warning to those selling below standard food products, Mr Rishipal Singh said that the violation of Food Safety and Standard Act 2006 would not be tolerated at any cost. He said that if any person is caught violating the act, hefty fines would be imposed on them.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016