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Porvorim hotel, food carts face FDA action

A Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) team on Wednesday directed a hotel and seven food kiosks to stop operations in Porvorim after they were found operating without FSSAI license or registration and flouting hygiene norms stipulated under the Food Safety Act.

Story: the goan | network | 14th September 2017, 07:33 Hrs


According to reports, the FDA conducted inspections following complaints by locals that unscrupulous elements were disturbing the peace in the area during late night hours.
Acting on the complaint, the FDA team inspected the gaddas along the CHOGM road and found six of them operating without safety and other regulations.
The team also inspected the area near Porvorim market and found a mobile cart and a fast food hotel operating under unhygienic conditions.
Both were also directed to stop operations.
The FDA team involved in the inspections comprised Richard Noronha (Designated Officer North Goa), Rajiv Korde (Sr Food Safety Officer) and food safety officers, Atul Dessai, Madhav Kavlekar and Sujata Shetgaonkar.