Food Safety Department seals sweets shop in Kulgam

Kulgam, Jun 19: The Food Safety Department sealed a confectionary shop for selling substandard food items here in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Acting on a complaint lodged by locals, the officials from Food Safety Department inspected the sweets being sold by the Sweet shop owner and found sweets stale and rotten. “It was sickening to see insects presents in the sweets particularly in ‘halwah’ said an official.
The non-local sweet shop owner identified as Kaisar Halwai from Bihar was fined and reprimanded. His shop was sealed and locals were advised to contact the Food Safety Department in case they find anyone selling sub-standard food materials. (CNS)