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B’luru Gets Tough on Food Safety: CM Orders Statewide Inspections

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Bengaluru:  The state government has expressed concern over incidents of food poisoning and contaminated water leading to illnesses and fatalities in certain districts. As a result, measures have been taken to inspect hotels, restaurants, and snack bars across the state with the aim of safeguarding public health.

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The office of CM Siddaramaiah released a media statement addressing reports of unhygienic practices, use of contaminated and poisonous food, as well as the inclusion of adulterated and expired ingredients in various establishments. Prompt action was taken by the Special Duty Officers of the Public Grievance Department at the Chief Minister’s Office to address these issues.

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To ensure public health interests are upheld through maintaining quality standards and cleanliness, inspections will be conducted according to guidelines outlined in The Food Safety and Standards Act – 2006 and 2011 at hotels, restaurants, and light breakfast centers throughout the state.

In response to recent allegations involving Rameswaram Cafe in Indiranagar, BBMP East Zone using adulterated ingredients and expired items, officials conducted an inspection at this establishment. These efforts are aimed at guaranteeing public health safety.

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