Bhubaneswar (SunstarTV Bureau): A joint squad of Odisha Police and Food Safety official on Wednesday busted an adulterated sauce and pickle manufacturing unit at Pahal in Bhubaneswar.
According to a food safety official’s statement, a joint team made a bust at P K Food Product and confiscated the stock of adulterated sauce and pickles. They also seized packaging machines, chemicals, artificial color, essence and huge quantity of raw materials meant to make the edible commodities.
“The manufacturing unit was found preparing very low quality food products in unhygienic conditions. They are also using strong chemicals and colors which are beyond permissible level. We are examining the entire process of procurement and preparation of the food articles,” said a food safety official.
Reportedly, the adulterated sauce and pickles were produced in the processing unit located right on the outskirt of Bhubaneswar and circulated in various parts of the State including the local market.