Rotten Meat Seized In Kolkata Freshened Up With Chemicals, Preservatives: Police

  • | Sunday | 29th April, 2018

"The meat used to be supplied mainly to the sellers of frozen food items, eateries, departmental stores in the state and its neighbouring areas in Jharkhand, Odisha and Bihar. Then they separated the fat from the meat to arrest rotting and inject calcium propanoate (as a food additive). Our officers are talking to the Nepal police," he said.The official said the culprits used to collect the meat of dead animals from different places in the state. The police had on Thursday seized 20 tonnes of rotten meat from different locations in the city.The West Bengal government has directed all police stations in the metropolis and the districts to keep a watch on the sale of meat in their areas, officials said. "First they would wash the meat with formalin.

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