The Flying Squad of the Colombo Public Health Department nabbed around 100 unregistered Rice Pack Manufactureres who are selling Rice Packs within the Colombo City during this week the chief medical officer of Colombo Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam has said.According to him they will be given two weeks time to getting their registration in any of the MOH Offices in Colombo.
If those Rice Pack Manufactureres are not able to get their registration within the given period of time they will be barred from selling Rice Packs as well as to be faced a legal action .
These Rice Pack Manufacturers however applied for the Registration for their product but failed to obtain registration Dr.Kariyawasam has said.The Colombo Public Health Department has only allowed to sell Rice Packs which are registered at the Department and already given registration to 315 Rice Pack Manufacturers.
Those who have received registration should carry the packing time of Rice Packs ,the Official Seal issued to them carrying the manufacturer's name,Address and contact details. Rice Packs should be issued to consumers within 4 hours after packing and it should begin to sell around 10 a.m and should end selling them around 2 p.m Dr.Kariyawasam has stressed.