Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
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Vermicelli being made in unhygienic condition

NILPHAMARI: Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, many dishonest manufacturers are producing vermicelli in very unhygienic environment at different factories in the district.

These factory owners are being produced vermicelli in an unhygienic environment and also marketing it freely without the approval of Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institute (BSTI).

Recently visited some of the factories at Saidpur, Domar, Dimla and sadar upazilas of the district, the correspondent has found, workers were producing vermicelli by mixing raw materials without hand gloves in an unhygienic environments. They are being fried these mixed of vermicelli by low quality of oils. On the other hand, many factory owners were could not show the BSTI approval.

According to sources, a class of indecent seasonal traders of Nilphamari are being manufacturing vermicelli and marketing it without BSTI approval for marking the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr for illegal benefit.

While contacted Sanitary Inspector of Nilphamari Sadar upazila Md Dulal Hossain told the daily sun, “We have fined from many factories at several places in Nilphamari sadar upazila by conducted mobile court on last week with the allegation of produced vermicelli in an unhygienic environments and this activity will be run full month of holy Ramadan”.