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Over 2,500 errant traders face court charges

Twenty-one unhygienic eateries sealed:

The Health Ministry has filed cases against 2,821 traders who sold unhealthy food and sealed 21 unhygienic eateries, the Health Ministry Spokesman said.

He said 1,700 Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) and 50 food and drug Inspectors conducted the raids. They inspected 1,412 eateries up to April 10, he said.

They had issued red notices to 616 businessmen who sold unhealthy food items, he said.

The programme was carried out to assure that the people to have safe food items during the Sinhala and Hindu New Year season, he said.


 

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