Black pepper was being used to increase the weight by adding refined flour, yellow dextin, starch, white oil
Black pepper was being used to increase the weight by adding refined flour, yellow dextin, starch, white oil

Indore: Acting to the instructions of Collector Manish Singh, a joint team of District Administration and Food Department raided Balaji Trading and its factory in Village Panda near Umaria, Rau of the district.

The factory was engaged in preparing adulterated spices through unhealthy practices. The owner of the factory used to increase weight by adding maida, yellow dextrin, starch, white oil in black pepper. They were using non-standard polish to increase weight. Miss branding and repackaging of coconut powder was also being done there.

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