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High Court’s directive to ban import of adulterated food

Food items have become synonymous to nightmare for the consumers of the country. Almost every food items including fruits, vegetables, fruit juice are containing harmful chemicals and preservatives.

Some steps are taken in recent days to check this. But there has been concern with imported food items.

M Helal Uddin a director of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry filed a writ petition before the high court seeking directive on this issue.
Now the high court has directed the government to provide testing kits to custom officials in sea and land ports so that they can check the food items before entering the country. The authority has to submit a report before the court on 7th January about the implementation.


 

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