15 BOOKED FOR USING FRUIT RIPENING AGENTS
GK NEWS NETWORK
SRINAGAR: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation authorities on Tuesday booked 15 traders at Parimpora Fruit Mandi for allegedly using carbide, a banned chemical for fruit ripening.
“Carbide is carcinogenic and banned for use in ripening of fruits,” said a SMC spokesman adding the raids were done on the instructions of the SMC Commissioner.
Meanwhile, the SMC seized a considerable quantity of polythene bags from various markets in the City.
The SMC has asked the people avoid use of the polythene bags.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 9 Jun 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 9 Jun 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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