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14 food points issued notices for substandard cleanliness: Qaisar Mehmood

Sawera Zahir
Rawlalpindi: The Food Branch officials of Rawalpindi Cantonment Board on Thursday visited different areas of the city and took effective notice of the lack of proper cleanliness at various food points.During their visit to Dhoke Syedan and Sadar areas the Food Branch officials have issued notices to the owners of food points for substandard cleanliness and working without licenses. According to a spokesman 28 food points were checked out of which 14 food points were issued notices for substandard cleanliness at work places and for operating without licenses. He said that show cause notices were issued to the owners whereas sample of 26 edible items have been taken and sent to the laboratory for tests.
Pertinently, the Food Branch officials were carrying out operations on daily basis to ensure food safety and hygiene during food processing.
Meanwhile, the Cantt Board spokesman Qaisar Mehmood has said that enforcement staff has been visiting different areas of the city to keep a close eye on the Encroachment Mafia. He said that day and night patrolling his going on in the city to make sure that nobody acts against the law. Mehmood said that during its anti-Encroachment Drive the Cantonment Board officials have ceased five trucks of different items from vendors who had setup their stalls illegally on roads in different markets of Sadar, Bank Road, Peoples Colony Dhoke Syedan and surrounding areas of the city.

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