Health officials of the Tiruchi Corporation conducted a surprise inspection at a canteen at the Kalaiarangam theatre complex in the city on Thursday and seized packaged eatables without manufacturing and expiry dates.

The officials led by K.C.Cheran, City Health Officer, conducted the checks at the canteen which reportedly did not have a valid licence from the Corporation. According to officials a notice will soon be issued to the owner of the canteen for running it without licence.

The officials also warned the canteen staff against the unhygienic conditions in which some of the eatables were stored.

Later, the officials also conducted checks in tea-stalls and shops in Srirangam. They also inspected the sanitation in Srirangam.