Kashmir govt prohibits use of Potassium Bromate in breads, buns, pavs

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday said it has prohibited the use of Potassium Bromate in breads, buns and pavs for being hazardous to health.
Kashmir govt prohibits use of Potassium Bromate in breads, buns, pavs
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The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday said it has prohibited the use of Potassium Bromate in breads, buns and pavs for being hazardous to health.

"According to Assistant Commissioner, Food Safety district Srinagar, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has prohibited the use of Potassium Bromate in breads, buns and pavs for being health hazardous. The use of Potassium Iodate has been restricted upto 20 PPM," said an official handout.

All the bakery manufacturers are directed to adhere to these regulations otherwise strict action as per the provisions of FSS Act 2006 shall be initiated against them.

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