Spice adulteration unit busted in Cuttack Malgodown

At another spice adulteration unit has been busted in Odisha’s Cuttack City. The spice adulteration unit has been busted in the Malgodown.

Cuttack: At another spice adulteration unit has been busted in Odisha’s Cuttack City. The spice adulteration unit has been busted in the Malgodown.

A joint team of Malgodown Police along with the health team of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) conducted a raid on the spice adulteration unit following an allegation.

During the raid, the enforcement team also seized huge quantity of adulterated cumin, coriander, chilli and turmeric power was seized.

Speaking about the raid, Satyabrata Mohapatra, Food Officer of CMC, said, “We got information from the Malgodown Police and carried out the raid. We found colour and rice powders were being added to the spices to make it look better and increase the quantity.”

“We have collected samples from the spot and sent them to the laboratory for test. Police are interrogating the owner of the spice unit. It will be sealed by the police,” he added.

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