Geetha Jeevan referred to the issue in Erode last week where rotten eggs were found in schools and said as many as 96 eggs found suspicious were replaced.
The news and photos of rotten eggs were circulated widely on Friday evening.
Acting on directions from Kallakurichi Collector Sravan Kumar, FSSAI officials undertook an inspection of restaurants and bakeries in the district.
Island nation’s cabinet recently approved import of over 90 million eggs a month
Most old clubs in India have something or the other on their menu for which they claim intellectual property rights -- some genuine and the others stretched.
Action will be taken against the food contractor and officials for failing to test the quality, and a task force will be constituted to monitor quality, she added.
Due to a lack of funds and rising cost of eggs, the school education department has announced that eggs as part of the midday meal scheme will be temporarily limited to once a week.