Rice Packs Selling In Colombo City Limits To Carry The Time And Date Of Manufacturing From 01st Of A

The Rice Packets selling  in Road Pavements and Food Outlets within Colombo City should carry  the details on date of packing,Time and the Name and Address of Manufacturer with effect from 01st of August this year according to the Chief Medical Officer Of Health(MOH) in Colombo Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam.The said Rice Pack Manufacturers should also registered at the nearest MOH Office and they will received a Registration Card soon after the Registration.


As the Public Health Department received several public complaints regarding the poor status of Some Rice Packs sell in Road huts and Food Outlets the Public Health Department has decided to adapt this meassure to ensure the hygine of the Rice Packs consume by the consumers Dr Kariyawasam has said.


Public Health Department has also decided to Train these Rice Pack Manufacturers on how to prepare and pack the Rice and Curries in hygenic way he stressed.Those who are  not able to get registration for  Rice Pack Manufacturing will not able to sell the Packs again and also face a legal action Dr.Kariyawasam has said,As some Rice Packs are selling throughout the day a Rice Pack should not sell more than four hours after packing it has been revealed.