Formalin in fish: DC Dimapur calls committee meeting

Dimapur, March 2 (MExN): The Deputy Commissioner and Chairperson DLSC, Dimapur, Kevekha Kevin Zehol has informed that the District Level Steering Committee (DLSC) constituted under Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 will have a meeting to discuss on the “menace of the use of formalin” in consumable items, at DC’s Conference Hall on March 4, 11:00 am. He has further informed that the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Pangnyu Phom will address the gathering, a DIPR report informed.

Therefore, the following members have been requested to attend the meeting: The Chief Medical officer and member Secretary DLSC, The Commissioner of Police, Dimapur, The Administrator DMC, Dimapur, The Food Safety Officer, Dimapur, The SPO (FSSAI), FSO & Lab team Kohima, The District Agriculture Officer, Dimapur, The District Horticulture Officer, Dimapur, The Chief Veterinary Officer, Dimapur, The District Fishery Officer, Dimapur, The District Land Resources Officer, Dimapur, The Asst. Director Supply, Dimapur, The Project Director DRDA, Dimapur, The District Education Officer, Dimapur, The District Social Welfare Officer , Dimapur, The District Industry Officer, Dimapur, The Medical Superintendent, Civil Hospital, Dimapur, and the DPRO, Dimapur.