Thiruvananthapuram: With Christmas and New Year around the corner, the Kerala Commissionerate of Food Safety has constituted special squads to crack down on cake, wine manufacturing units sprouting across the state.
The Commissionerate has constitutes 38 special squads to crack down on bakeries and shops selling various confectioneries including cake.
The squads will collect fine and take legal action against violators using artificial colours. Around 38 designated officers and 76 food safety officers have been deployed for the purpose.
The squad will focus on the quality of the confectioneries sold during Christmas.
According to the food officials, during Christmas and New Year, many temporary cake and wine shops sprout across the state. The squad will take strict action if the food safety guidelines are not followed.
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