The special squads also seem to have been sitting idle after conducting a raid on a bakery unit in Baranga block on December 4.
Owners of these firms have been directed to appear before the panel on Monday to clarify their transactions with proper documents.
A separate section has been introduced in the Indian Penal Code to provide for five years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1 lakh or both for those selling food items beyond their expiry date.
Huge quantities of raw materials including insect infested rice powder and chemical fertilisers were also seized from the unit.
Despite having the mandate of continuous surveillance and monitoring of food safety, the CMC has failed in the duty.