CMC conducts raid at KFC outlet in Cuttack

Cuttack: A team of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) today conducted a raid at the KFC outlet at Badambadi area in the city. Reportedly, it has been alleged that the KFC outlet have been complaining that the outlet sell stale and substandard food.

Based on the allegation, CMC health department officials conducted the raid to inspect the breads in the store. Many breads were found to be destroyed as those were not fresh enough to be consumed. Hence all the expired breads, undated packs of chicken and fried rice boxes were seized form the outlet.

The CMC Health Official has said that the particular KFC outlet will be sealed  if the laboratory report will show that the low quality of food.

In reaction to the incident KFC issued an official statement that reads: “KFC holds the highest respect for the law of the land and complies with government rules and regulations. The respective teams at our franchise partner’s end extended complete cooperation to the officials. We have stringent processes in place to make sure that the food and beverages we serve across KFC restaurants meet the highest quality standards and are completely safe for consumption. We follow a formal process to discard products that have crossed their expiration date and time; and these are never served to consumers.”

Recently, CMC had conducted raid a team of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) conducted a raid at the Reliance Fresh outlet at Kanika Chhak in the city. It was alleged that the Reliance store has been selling synthetic eggs to the customers.

CMC have been conducting raid at various stores in view of inspecting the food items as since past few days huge quantity of rotten eggs have been found from different places in Cuttack.

It is pertinent to mention that earlier this month, about 2400 rotten eggs which were being transported from Athagarh for being supplied to a bakery unit in Santa Sahi, were seized by CMC.

Also read: CMC conducts raid at Reliance Fresh outlet in Cuttack

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