Do You Like Having Pizza from Dominos? After Reading This You Won’t!!
The District Food Safety Authority has revoked the license of a Dominos Pizza outlet at Gajraula on NH-24. The sauce was found to be “below standard” in lab test.
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Authorities suspended the license of the outlet after the samples of tomato ketchup collected failed to pass the lab tests. “The decision came after samples taken from the outlet failed lab test,” said Amrohha Chief Food Safety Officer Anil Singh.
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Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd, which operates Domino’s Pizza brand in India and Sri Lanka, says that the findings and the the test held is “invalid”. Jubilant FoodWorks spokesperson has said that they are raising this case with the relevant respected authorities to check the validity of the suspension order.
According to the company spokesperson, the tomato ketchup snack dressing product was obtained by Domino’s from a third party, which goes through regular testing for food safety. The sample, which is under question, was manufactured in the month of September in the year 2014 and was collected for testing in October 2014.
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It failed test on ground of “package label non-compliance, as the label was detaching from the package but “passed “on all other parameters of food safety.
A retest was conducted in the month of March, 2015 of the same sample which had gone past it Best before Date, which was 6 months. Thus the spokesperson considered this test to be invalid.
According to Food Officer, he had sent the samples for testing at the state food laboratory and the report came yesterday. On the basis of the report the license of the outlet has been suspended till further decision, he said.
Singh said that the report has been sent to Amroha District Magistrate Ved Prakash. “Domino’s Pizza may go and appeal to the Food Safety Commissioner Lucknow. They can not supply till the decision (on the appeal),” he said.
Dominos has thus reached the similar stage as that of maggi which was banned throughout India for a month. Do you think Dominos should be banned too just like Maggi ?