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104 Cases of Food Adulteration Registered in Madhya Pradesh in Five Months

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State Health Minister Tulsi Silawat was participating in a rally under the 'Shuddh Ke Liye Yuddh' drive against food and milk adulteration. He said stringent action was being taken against the people found involved in such malpractices.

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government has registered 104 cases over the past five months against the people involved in food adulteration, state Health Minister Tulsi Silawat said here on Sunday.

Talking to reporters after taking part in a rally under the ongoing 'Shuddh Ke Liye Yuddh' drive against food and milk adulteration, Silawat said stringent action was being taken against the people found involved in such malpractices.

"The state government has filed 104 cases in food adulteration. Moreover, 32 traders have been booked under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) for alleged adulteration of food and dairy products," Silawat said.

He said that the drive will continue till the menace of food adulteration ends in the state.

Earlier, a rally was taken out from Roshanpura Square to Lal Parade ground to create awareness about the ill-effects of food adulteration.
first published:December 15, 2019, 20:04 IST