Food safety squad lens on Xmas cake-makers

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Dec 7, 2018, 6:01 am IST
Updated Dec 7, 2018, 6:01 am IST
The Commissionerate has constitutes 38 special squads to crack down on bakeries and shops selling various confectioneries including cake.
Kerala Commissionerate of Food Safety
 Kerala Commissionerate of Food Safety

Thiruvananthapuram: With Christmas and New Year around the corner, the Kerala Commissionerate of Food Safety has constituted special squads to crack down on cake, wine manufacturing units sprouting across the state.

The Commissionerate has constitutes 38 special squads to crack down on bakeries and shops selling various confectioneries including cake.

 

The squads will collect fine and take legal action against violators using artificial colours.  Around 38 designated officers and 76 food safety officers have been deployed for the purpose.

The squad will focus on the quality of the confectioneries sold during Christmas.

According to the food officials, during Christmas and New Year, many temporary cake and wine shops sprout across the state. The squad will take strict action if the food safety guidelines are not followed.

Those having complaints can email their grievance to foodsafetykerala@gmail.com or contact the toll-free number: 1800 425 1125 or can directly contact food safety joint commissioner (enforcement) on 8943341130.

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