RCB im­poses fine on food out­lets

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES -

RAWALPINDI—The food con­trol depart­ment of Rawalpindi Can­ton­ment Board (RCB) on Mon­day con­ducted raids and checked hy­giene at food out­lets while 22 ho­tels, restau­rants, bak­eries and beef shops were im­posed fines while four bak­eries and a restau­rant were sealed on poor clean­li­ness con­di­tions.

Ac­cord­ing to RCB spokesman Qasir Mah­mood, RCB team on spe­cial di­rec­tives of Can­ton­ment Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer (CEO) Dr. Saima Shah un­der su­per­vi­sion of Ad­di­tional Can­ton­ment Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer (ACEO) Rana Rameez Shafqat con­ducted sur­prise raids at dif­fer­ent food out­lets in dif­fer­ent ar­eas to check qual­ity of food items.

The team in­spected the kitchens and items be­ing pre­pared there and due to un­hy­gienic con­di­tions and sub­stan­dard food, im­posed fines amount­ing to Rs 510,000 on 22 ho­tels, restau­rants, bak­eries and beef shops in­clud­ing Ma­lik Ba­naras Ho­tel, Kalma Chowk; Umar Sweets, Dhoke Syedan, New Raja Ho­tel, Dhoke Syedan; Pehlwan Samosa, Dhoke Syedan; Bi­lal Cater­ing Dhoke Syedan; Cake Palace, Dhoke Syedan; Anokha Sweets, Pindi Hazra Ho­tel, Bis­milha Mut­ton Shop, Dhoke Syedan; Raja Faisal Mut­ton Shop, Dhoke Syedan; Kitchen of Nisar Bak­ers, Peo­ples Colony; Mad­ina Beef Shop, Peo­ples Colony; Nadeem Beef, Peo­ples Colony; Peo­ples Restau­rant, Peo­ples Colony; Kitchen of Unique Bak­ers, Range Road; Kitchen of Fal­con Bak­ers, Dhoke Gu­jran; Fal­con Bak­ers, Dhoke Gu­jran; Kings Mar­riage Hall and Restau­rant, Qasim Mar­ket; Bis­milla Cor­ner Food, Qasim Mar­ket and Geo Ho­tel Cor­ner Food, Qasim Mar­ket.

The team also vis­ited sev­eral ho­tels and bak­eries and is­sued no­tices to the own­ers, be­sides or­der­ing them to main­tain stan­dard or else strict ac­tion would be taken against them.—APP

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