Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said twenty-one samples were found to be sub-standard.(HT File Photo)
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said twenty-one samples were found to be sub-standard.(HT File Photo)

Amul, Mother Dairy milk samples tested sub-standard, says Delhi minister

Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said the samples were not unsafe, but did not have the prescribed levels of components.
Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 04:51 PM IST

Twenty-one milk samples including that of Amul and Mother Dairy have turned out to be sub-standard during tests conducted by the Delhi government, health minister Satyendar Jain said on Friday.

Jain told the media that these samples were not unsafe, but did not have the prescribed levels of components like fat among others.

The tests were done on 165 samples collected from across the city between April 13 and April 28. Out of these, 21 samples were found to be sub-standard, the minister said.

He also said that all the cases will be forwarded to the court, adding that a penalty ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 5 lakh would be imposed.

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