Guwahati : Acting on the orders of Food Safety Department, Guwahati’s iconic Reboti Chat and a popular hangout zone for the youth has been issued a notice to shut down the establishment for seven days for failing to maintain the basic hygiene standards.
During an inspection carried out by the Food Safety Department of Kamrup (Metropolitan) District, it was found that the kitchen of Reboti Chat House didn’t conform to the sanitary and hygiene requirement and other food measures.
While on inspection, the Food Safety Department found that place where the chat house was operating was cramped, unclean and lack space for manufacturing and storage to maintain an overall hygienic environment.
It was found that there is no proper arrangement for drinking water for customers and water storage tanks are kept dirty and are kept in an open area where contamination may likely occur. The inspection team also mentioned that there is no proper drainage system for the disposal of refused items and the food handles don’t wear aprons, hand gloves and caps.
The Food Safety Department has ordered the restaurant to renovate the entire property within the given stipulated time.