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Modern Dairy products inspected for quality by FDA

The FDA officials seized a total of 561 kilogrammes of spurious curd, malai, paneer, and fresh cream collectively worth Rs 1,23,691 on Friday

pune Updated: Aug 16, 2019 19:57 IST
Shrinivas Deshpande
Shrinivas Deshpande
Hindustan Times, Pune
FDA officials said the food items sold at Modern Dairy violated the norms prescribed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and is a serious threat to the public.
FDA officials said the food items sold at Modern Dairy violated the norms prescribed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and is a serious threat to the public.(HT/PHOTO)
         

In a surprise raid conducted on Friday, the Food And Drug Administration (FDA) Pune seized paneer (cottage cheese), curd and cream from Modern Dairy shop located in Camp area, to inspect for quality.

The FDA officials seized a total of 561 kilogrammes of curd, malai, paneer, and fresh cream collectively worth Rs 1,23,691 on Friday.

According to Food And Drug Administration officials, the products would be inspected for hygiene.

Suresh Deshmukh, joint commissioner, FDA, Pune, said they received a tip-off on which the action was taken

Earlier this month, FDA conducted surprise checks at 100 eateries, creameries, milk establishments across the city. Most of the cases were attributed to unhygienic preparations, usage of acids and other colouring methods.

The officials said that any violations of norms prescribed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is a serious threat to the public.

First Published: Apr 27, 2019 14:56 IST

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