The Colombo Municipal has introduced new regulations with regard to the sale of food parcels. It has banned the sale of food wrapped in newspapers and also food cooked after hours.
Pradeep Kariyawasam, Chief Medical Officer of the Colombo Municipal Council said that an assurance will be received from the Public Health Officer that the food is prepared hygienically and also the same with the wrappers. He said the use of newspapers in wrapping food parcels is totally banned. The new regulations will be effective from the first of next month.