Five FSDA teams deployed to check adulterated sweets during Rakshabandhan and Eid

  • | Saturday | 1st August, 2020

At least 10 samples of suspected food items, mostly made of milk and milk products, have been taken from various eateries and sweet shops in Meerut for testing.

Food Safety and Drugs Authority (FSDA) will deploy five teams to keep a tab on sale of adulterated sweets in the district ahead of Rakshabandhan and Eid.

At least 10 samples of suspected food items, mostly made of milk and milk products, have been taken from various eateries and sweet shops in Meerut for testing.

“In the backdrop of the upcoming festivals of Rakshabandhan and Eid, the FSDA department has formed three teams for cinducting inspections in tehsils and two in Nagar Nigma zones. All the teams have been asked to conduct raids on sweet shops and identify suspected food items. While samples of suspected items will be taken for testing, some items will be destroyed on the spot if found being prepared in unhygienic conditions,” said Archana Dheeran, designated officer, FSDA.



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