Expired food items worth Rs 1 million seized from Kathmandu’s Kalopul

Published On: October 8, 2020 03:51 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Office on Wednesday seized expired food worth around Rs 1 million from Medliz Traders, a retail store operating in Kalopul, Kathmandu.

According to the KMC Office, its market monitoring team under Consumer Welfare Protection Committee found the expired packaged food items that the shop has been selling to its customers. Rice, biscuits, confectionaries, pickles and beaten rice, among others, being sold by the shop were found unfit to eat.

Following a five-month long lockdown, the local markets of the Kathmandu Valley have now been flooded with expired food. In the past few days, the police confiscated a large quantity of expired food items from Kalanki, Bafal and Chandol in Kathmandu.


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