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Colombo Public Health Department Destroyed 200 Kilos Of Unhygenic Food In Eating Houses

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The public health department of the Colombo Municipal Council last Friday raided 188 eating houses functioning within the Colombo City and destroyed 200 kilos of food prepared unhygienically the Chief Medical Officer in Health in Colombo Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam revealed today.There are 78 Kilos of Kothhu Roti among the Food items that destroyed he stressed.
Cooked Fish,Dried Fish,Eggs,Chick Peece,Rotis were among the other food items that destroyed.The Public Health Inspectors and the Health Staff of the Colombo Public Health Department carried out the raids on  these eating houses and out of them 66 were found as a threat to the public health.According to the Chief MOH Dr.Kariyawasam legal action will be taken against these eating houses within this weak.These eating houses situated in the areas of Borella,Fort,Wellawatta,and Bambalapitiya.
Public Health Officials were also taken 55 samples of food items at the 122 eating houses raided and sent them to the Lab for further tests.