Factory fined Tk 2m for food adulteration | 2019-07-17

Factory fined Tk 2m for food adulteration

Staff Correspondent

17 July, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Factory fined Tk 2m for food adulteration

Deadly Deception : (1) A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion seizes huge quantity of substandard mango juice ‘Frooti’ during a drive at a factory in Rupganj of Narayanganj on Monday. (2) Drums full of mango pulps that contain artificial flavour, essence and poisonous colours were also recovered during the drive.

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) fined a business house Tk 2.0 million for producing unauthorised and adulterated food items at Rupganj in Narayanganj on Monday.

During the drive, the court also recovered several drums full of mango pulps that contain artificial flavour, essence, poisonous colours, high-level of chemical preservatives and sweetening agents from the factory of ‘Hasan Food’ and fined the entity of the amount.

Besides, the court, led by executive magistrate Mohammad Nizam Uddin, sealed two other entities off and sentenced five men in jail from 15 to 30 days for various charges, said a press release on Tuesday.

It (the mobile court) sealed off ‘S Alam Khan Consumer Product’ and ‘SS Agro Product’ and sentenced five employees of ‘S Alam Khan Consumer Product’ to different jail terms during the drive.


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