Pulses sample lifted from Srinagar for testing


SRINAGAR, MARCH 04: According to the Assistant Commissioner Food Safety Srinagar, following complaints that some pulses are colored, polished and then sold in market, samples of different varieties of pulses were lifted from Srinagar markets for laboratory analysis today.

Accordingly, a team of food safety officers headed by the Assistant Commissioner seized 4970 kilograms of Split Channa, Arhar and Moongi from markets at Nowhatta, Batamaloo and Gogjibagh in Srinagar city.

Samples of seized pulses were dispatched for food analysis for further investigation. Consumers have been advised to conduct a simple test of washing pulses in a bowl of water to see if lather or colour appears. It was said that consumers can file a complaint regarding the same on 0194-2495191 or 9858820569.

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