Mount Everest Mineral Water Ltd vs State & Anr on 2 February, 2016

1. Vide the present petition, petitioner seeks directions thereby
setting aside of orders dated 17.09.2001 and 03.07.2009 passed in
Complaint Case No.115/2001 titled as “Food Inspector (PFA) v.
Sandeep Gupta” and consequently, the aforesaid complaint case also
be quashed.
2. The brief facts of the case are that on 08.06.1999, the Food
Inspector purchased a sample of a ‘Natural Mineral Water’ a food
article for analysis from one Sandeep Gupta of M/s Speciality
Restaurant Pvt. Ltd., E-3, Inner Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi,
where the said food article was found stored for sale and the said
Sandeep Gupta was found engaged in the business of said food article
at the time of sampling. The sample taken by the Food Inspector
consisted of 9×1 Litre sealed plastic bottles of ‘Natural Mineral Water’

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of same lot in original sealed condition bearing identical label
declaration under the supervision and direction of SDM/Local Health
Authority. Each bottle containing sample was separately packed and
sealed according to the Prevention of Food Adulteration Acts & Rules,
(hereinafter referred to as the Act).

Source: Indian Kanoon

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