Guwahati, June 12: MLA Pijush Hazarika, along with officials of FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) visited fruit godowns in Guwahati and conducted raids against adulterated fruits early morning today.
The team discovered harmful chemicals that were used to ripen fruits. The raids were primarily conducted at Bharalu and Hengrabari, where the team recovered bananas ripened using carbide.
Hazarika directed the officials to take necessary action to ensure that such fruits do not reach the market and consumers.
He also various milk shops and milk vans to inquire of the purity milk.
“This kind of drives will be continued throughout the state” he informed.