PHIs seize adulterated chilli flakes consignment
November 26, 2022 12:50 pm
The Public Health Inspectors have intercepted a lorry distributing chilli flakes adulterated with salt and wheat flour.
According to PHIs in Ambalangoda, at least 50 percent of this chilli flake stock was found to be adulterated in a report from the government analyst.
Speaking on the matter, PHI Hansika Nadeesh stressed that adulteration of food items can have a harmful impact on health.
Balapitiya Magistrate has ordered to destroy 368 kg of adulterated chilli powder consignment unfair for human consumption.
Meanwhile, a suspect arrested over the said incident has been imposed a fine of Rs. 30,000.