Zomato delists 5,000 restaurants in Feb for failing to meet hygiene standards

Zomato delists 5,000 restaurants in Feb for failing to meet hygiene standards
Zomato is educating its restaurant partners to obtain a licence, as well as to meet the necessary hygiene standards.
NEW DELHI: Online restaurant guide and food ordering firm Zomato Friday said it has delisted over 5,000 restaurants in February for non-compliance with the hygiene standards set by food regulator FSSAI.

Zomato, along with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), is conducting audit of all restaurants listed on the platform, across 150 cities in the country, where it has presence, said a statement.

According to the company, “it has delisted over 5,000 restaurants found non-compliant with the standards set by the FSSAI for hygiene”.

Zomato CEO (Food Delivery Business) Mohit Gupta said: “We are adding 400 restaurants to our platform every day. So, it is crucial that our restaurant partners are compliant with regulations and hygiene standards.”

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