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Sale and import of fish partially relaxed in Mokokchung district

Sale and import of fish partially relaxed in Mokokchung district

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Mokokchung, W. Manpai Phom has informed that sale and import of fish and fish products to Mokokchung district from outside will be partially relaxed.

However, the ADC stated that no sale or distribution will be allowed unless the sample of the consignment is tested for presence of formalin or other harmful chemical preservatives which are prohibited under relevant sections of food Safety and standards Act 2006.

Phom has also asked wholesalers to inform the District Administration and Food and Safety Officer about arrival of fresh consignment, and get clearance.

The ADC has further directed the district administration and all line departments to strengthen surveillance activities and to carry out timely inspection, checking and testing of the products.

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