Tribune Information Service
Jalandhar, February 14
Beneath the Tandarust Punjab mission, a group of the Meals Administration, Kapurthala, inspected retailers of meals enterprise operators within the city and seized samples of milk, curd, mustard oil, pulses, bakery merchandise and rice. The inspections have been carried out as a consequence of complaints made by residents.
The inspection group was headed by Dr Harjot Pal Singh, Assistant Commissioner, Meals, and Satnam Singh, Meals Security Officer. The group additionally held a gathering with the homeowners of karyana retailers and apprised them of latest directions by the Commissioner of the Meals and Drug Administration. Shopkeepers have been requested to not sale or retailer Lite (vanaspati) ghee and cooking mediums as its sale had been banned in view of experiences that ghees and cooking mediums have been being offered within the guise of desi ghee.
Cooking medium and lite ghee are merchandise of vegetable fats and are low cost. Quite the opposite, desi ghee is an altogether totally different product, derived solely and purely from milk fats and is priced at over Rs 400 per kg.
Members of the inspection group stated mixing of refined oils was allowed solely beneath label declaration and after acquiring of Agmark quantity. Meals businessmen have been additionally directed to not promote powdered spices and condiments besides beneath packed circumstances as there was a terror of adulteration within the powdered objects.
The samples seized by the group have been despatched to the State Meals Laboratory, Kharar.