Saturday, March 11, 2006

Unhygienic eatables banned in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, March 11:- The District Magistrate, Union Territory,Chandigarh has issued following order under section 2 of the EpidemicDiseases Act, 1897 (Central Act No. III of 1897) :-1. The sale of all kinds of exposed eatables e.g. sweets, cakes, biscuits,breads, parched grain of all kinds, dates and cut fruits is banned.2. All kinds of cold drinks including lassi, sugarcane-juice, sharbats,jaljeera, curd and cut fruits kept for sale shall be properly covered withthe help of wire gauze or glass for protection from dust and flies.3. The sale of unchlorinated drinking water through water trolleys obtained from unauthorised sources is banned.4. Ice/Ice candies/Aerated Water sold through outlets under unhygienic conditions is banned.5. That the Additional Commissioner, Joint Commissioner, Secretary,Medical Officer of Health, Supdt. Slaughter House-cum-Meat Inspector, all Health Supervisors, Superintendent Vaccination, Chief Sanitary Inspectors,Sanitary Inspectors, Meat Supervisoors working in the MunicipalCorporation Chandigarh and all Executive Magistrates, Enforcement Staff of Estate Office, Principal Medical Officer, Assistant Director Malaria, Anti Malaria Officer, Entomologist-cum-Parasitologist, all Medical Officers,PCMS/HCMS Class I and II, Food Inspectors and Sanitary Inspectors workingin the Chandigarh Administration in their respective jurisdiction are authorized to enter and inspect any market, building, shop or place used for manufacturing, sale or distribution of any article of food and drinks and examine any such articles which may be there in to seize, remove,destroy or cause to be disposed off in any manner they think fit, so as to prevent the consumption by human beings of any article of food and drinks that are exposed for sale in contravention of these order or otherwise found unfit for human consumption.This order shall take immediate effect and shall remain in force upto31st December 2006.
Chandigarh Desk


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