The Department of Food Security will organise a licence registration mela in Kozhikode, Vadakara, and Koyilandy from February 2 to 5. The mela will begin at 10 a.m. at New Nalanda Auditorium in the city on Saturday. It will be held at Municipal Stadium, Vadakara, on February 4, and at Kalyan Residence Hall, Koyilandy, on February 5. The Food Safety Officer said that food producers and sellers who did not have licence could be fined up to Rs.5 lakh and sentenced to six months in jail.

Applications for renewing licence or for registration should be submitted before February 28. For details, call: 8943346564 or 9846050977 or 9387356059.