The Shopkeepers were instructed to adhere to the norms of Food Safety & Standards Act,
Chandigarh, 9th February, 2016: As per the action plan prepared by Dr. Rajinder K. Sharma, Designated Officer I/c Food Safety Administration, Chandigarh Health Department, Chandigarh, a joint team of Food Safety Officers Sh. Bharat Kanojia, Sh. Surinder Pal Singh & Sh. Bhaljinder Singh on 09-02-2016 inspected the area of Grain Market, Sector 26, Chandigarh. Various wholesalers of the Karyana items were inspected and five samples namely 1. Jeera, 2. Poha, 3. Patasha, 4. Rice 5. Dal Moongi Dhuli were lifted for analysis & examination. The Shopkeepers were instructed to adhere to the norms of Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 and Rules, 2011. The shopkeepers were also educated about the common adulterants found in the Karyana items. In addition to this they were also instructed to keep segregation of the food articles from pesticides and other chemical products.