Vadodara: Food safety officers of the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) conducted extensive checking of outlets in the city selling sweet and savouries for the Uttarayan festivities.
Earlier, 15 outlets were checked by VMC teams.
The samples that were collected include edible oil, jaggery and other raw materials apart from prepared food items.
Seven samples of prepared food items as well as raw materials were collected during the drive.According to VMC officials, checking of food business operators had commenced during the last couple of days.
The officials also checked the quality of ingredients used to make these food items.The food safety department took up the drive to check the quality of food items as dishes like ‘undhiyu’, ‘jalebi’, ‘chiki’ and others will be consumed widely during the two-day Uttarayan festivities that fall on Monday and Tuesday.
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