An inspection team of the municipal committee (MC) on Sunday paid a surprise visit to shops and other business establishments here to crack down on the use of adulterated food items and use of polythene carry bags.
The inspection was made under the supervision of MC executive officer Mohammad Ashraf Zargar. The team seized expiry eatable items and polythene bags, and destroyed rotten fruits and vegetables.
Meanwhile, the MC authorities warned the shopkeepers and traders not to use banned polythene bags and asked them to refrain from selling rotten fruits, vegetables and other food items, particularly in this holy month of Ramzan.
People of the area appreciated MC's action and demanded such surprise checks frequently.