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Big haul by Food Safety Teams, Nail two tankers carrying suspected refined palm oil of 28MT and 27MT each

Seize 1602 litres of cooking medium, 930 kg vanaspati and 800 litres refined soyabean oil



5 Dariya News

Chandigarh , 07 Sep 2018

Continuing with the inspections, the Food Safety teams made a big haul by nailing two tankers carrying suspected refined palm oil of 28MT and 27MT  each and seizing 1602 litres of cooking medium, 930 kg vanaspati and 800 litres refined soyabean oil along with confiscating 558 litres of expired  cooking medium, informed KS Pannu, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Punjab.It was informed that Food Safety Team Mansa along with  Dairy Department raided a lite/cooking medium manufacturing unit at Sardulgarh. The product was claimed to be prepared from milk fat but there was no  trace of milk fat on the site. The owner admitted the flaw. The team thereafter seized 89 boxes of cooking medium (1602 litres), 930 kg vanaspati,  800  litres refined soyabean oil. Samples of cooking medium , vanaspati and refined soyabean oil were taken for analysis.Also expired stock including 31  boxes (558 litres) of packed cooking medium and 390 litres loose of cooking medium in tins was also seized.In a special Naka was set up by Food  Safety Team, SBS Nagar at Garhshankar road Nawanshahr to trap suspected food items being transported from other states. Two tankers carrying  refined palm oil of 28MT and 27MT each, being transported by two companies of Gujarat. Samples of suspected refined palm oil were taken from each  tanker.Team Mukatsar along with police department, seized 23 litres of cooking medium  branded as Aman Lite and  25 kg of  duplicate Desi Ghee  branded as Haryana Deep from Sidana Shop, Gur Bazar Malout. Samples were taken for further probe.

Food Safety Team Fatehgarh Sahib in a joint raid with Dairy Department conducted at raid at 3 a.m. at Inder Dairy, Village Sarkapra,  Chunni Kalan.  Stock of milk 200lt, Paneer 400kg, Dahi 300kg, Cream 40kg, Khoya 35kg, Milk powder 200kg was found. Samples of milk and milk products were taken.  Spoilt products including 40kg curd, 60lt milk and 2kg cream were destroyed on the spot.Joint Food Safety Teams of Jalandhar and SBS Nagar along  with dairy development teams raided the residence of owner of Manak Dairy, Vpo Chakdana and found about 1.5 quintals of mixed milk, about 5 litres of  cow's milk, and about 50 kg of desi ghee. The team took samples for analysis.Food Safety Wing Pathankot along with Dairy department Pathankot  jointly inspected the sweets shop and Dairy of Narot Jaimal Singh and Fatehpur where about 50 kgms of low Quality khoya and about 50 kgms of  Spurious paneer and 25 kgms of chum chum of pink shade which was made by adding non permitted synthetic colour was found. The entire stock was  destroyed with the consent of FBO. There was one pack of ‘Krishna’ Burfi weighing 10 kg , in a single block. It was totally misleading and destroyed on  the spot.In Mohali at village Ballo Majra , 20 quintal substandard Paneer, 89 kg butter and 10 kg  khoa was found and destroyedwith the consent of the  FBO.Besides, sampling of milk and milk products was done at border areas of Ferozepur and Fazilka. 55 Samples of sub standard Khoya burfi, dahi,  milk, desighee, paneer, milk cake, lalmirch and haldi were taken at Quadian and Sathhali in Gurdaspur District.


Tags: Kahan Singh Pannu , Tandarust Punjab



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