Bengaluru, October 18: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Wednesday imposed fines on hotels and fast-food chains for alleged violations of rules. The health inspectors of BBMP imposed Rs 25,000 penalty on McDonald's for allegedly having poor hygiene, The News Minute reported. The BBMP officials are also carrying raids at restaurants for using plastic or polythene, which has been banned since 2017. Plastic Ban in Maharashtra: BMC Fines Pani-Puri Vendor For Wearing Plastic Gloves.
Samrudh Veg, located in the upscale Cunningham Road, was slapped a fine of Rs 10,000. According to the report, the vendor was storing rotten vegetables and fruits. Rodents were also found in their kitchen. The other outlets which were fined include Ganjananda Bar and Restaurant in Chamrajpet, Hotel Crazy 4 Food in Jayanagar, and Bowring Institute. 74% Mumbai Restaurants Are Unhygienic! Fancy Eateries Are Violating Basic FDA Rules.
"A BBMP Health team fined a restaurant on Cunningham Road Rs 10,000 for serving unhygienic food, having an expired trade licence & for stocking rotten fruits & veggies. Rodents were also found here. Have asked officers to pay surprise visits to Bengaluru restaurants," tweeted BBMP Commissioner BH Anil Kumar.
BBMP Commissioner BH Anil Kumar Tweet:
A #BBMP Health team fined a restaurant on Cunningham Road Rs.10,000 for serving unhygienic food, having an expired trade licence & for stocking rotten fruits & veggies. Rodents were also found here. Have asked officers to pay surprise visits to #Bengaluru restaurants. #BBMPCOMM pic.twitter.com/CJLUj4jAKG
— B.H.Anil Kumar,IAS (@BBMPCOMM) October 16, 2019
This is not the first time that BBMP has carried out raids against hotels and restaurants. In March this, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike had fined popular food-chains like Cafe Coffee Day, KFC, and other for using plastic.