205 Rice Pack Manufacturers Were Rejected To Grant Registration Due To Poor Hygienic Level

The Public Health Department of  Colombo Urban Council has rejected to grant registration  to 205 Rice Pack Manufacturers in Colombo City due to the unhygienic way of preparing their rice packs according to the Colombo Chief MOH Dr.Preadeep Kariyawasam.As the deadline given for registering of Rice Pack Manufactures in Colombo already has passed the Public Health Department only able to registered 110 Rice Manufacturers who met the standards required for Rice Packing he said.


The given deadline for applying for registering the Rice Packs is 30th of September this year and the Department has received 315 applications he stressed.Those who have received the registration should carry the Registration Seal provided for them with the Name,Address of the manufacturer ,The Date and Time of packing and the registration number Dr.Kariyawasam has stressed."The Rice Pack Manufacturers are advised to sell the Rice Packs only 4 hours since the packing time and those who do not meet  these rules will face legal or other stern action he further added.


The Officials of the Central Food Control Unit belongs to the Colombo Public Health Department began raids today targeting those who are violated Rice Packing laws.