Siliguri: Mayor Asok Bhattacharya held a meeting with the owners of hotels and eateries located under Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) area on Friday and instructed them to maintain food quality.
“We acted on complaints which said poor quality of meat was served in some hotels and restaurants. On Friday, I held a meeting with the hoteliers and restaurateurs and told them that they will have to maintain the quality of the food (meat) served. They were also asked to maintain hygienic conditions,” said Asok.
Also, some officials of the civic body visited eateries different eateries of the town and collected samples. “The officers collected samples of meat for lab tests and checked whether the eateries were serving decomposed meats to people,” said a source.
Such raids will continue, the SMC officers said.