Food Safety unit seizes Banned Tobacco Products

Port Blair, Dec 27: A case under Food Safety was booked u/s 58 of FSS Act, 2006 on 26.12.2016 and heard on the same date against Shri. C. Subramaniam, S/o Chitambaram & one Shri. Jag Narayan, S/o Late Sevi Ram, both employees of Shri. Krishna Kumar, Caterer, M.V. Nicobar. The accused were found carrying banned tobacco products on board M.V. Nicobar from Kolkata and were imposed with a penalty of Rs. 30,000/- (Thirty Thousand Only).
Similarly, another case was filed on 16.12.2016 and was adjudicated on 26.12.2016 against Shri. Ajay Saha, R/o New Pahargaon, Prop. M/s Baba Lokenath products for selling imported Ready to Serve food product of Bangladesh without proper regulatory clearance and was charged u/s 26(1), 26(2)(ii), 26(2)(iii), 26(3), 27(3)(d). A fine of Rs. 40,000/- (Rupees Forty Thousand Only) was imposed against the Food Business Operator. The case was heard at the Court of Additional District Magistrate (Adjudicating Officer). South Andaman both the amount imposed as fine has since been realized.

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