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FSSAI’s Swift Action against Violation of Food Safety Standards

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), in collaboration with Customs officials, conducted a joint inspection on January 11, 2024, at the Public Bonded Warehouse in Dwarka, New Delhi. The inspection uncovered a clear violation of the Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act of 2006.

Discovery of Expired Beer Stockpile:

During the inspection, it was found that a Food Business Operator (FBO) had accumulated 45 metric tonnes of expired beer from a popular brand, valued at approximately Rs. 1 crore, within the warehouse.

Swift Response:

In response to the violations, FSSAI, led by its Director, Northern Region, Ms. S. Vijayarani, promptly seized all expired products in accordance with the FSS Act, 2006. The seized items will undergo further investigation.

Comprehensive Inquiry Underway:

FSSAI is currently conducting a thorough inquiry to determine the full extent of the violation and to take necessary actions within the regulatory framework. This crackdown underscores FSSAI’s dedication to ensuring consumer safety by enforcing strict regulations and promptly addressing violations by FBOs.

Encouragement for Consumer Reporting:

Furthermore, FSSAI encourages consumers to report any instances of food safety concerns to uphold the highest standards of food safety nationwide.


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