A stock of food unsuitable for consumption was seized following raids conducted in the Kandy City.
The operation was carried out by the Public Health Unit of the Kandy Municipal Council and the Kandy Police. The Public Health Unit of the Municipal Council said that food which was prepared for sale and unsuitable for consumption was seized.
He pointed out that 25 of the 50 restaurants which were examined had such unhygienic food. Letters of warning have been issued to the owners. The police said legal action will be instituted after checking the cleanliness of these hotels and food outlets in the near future.