Panaji: The Gore government’s Food and Drug Administration has banned several batches of basmati rice by the popular brand “Daawat” by detecting pesticide residues in samples, an official statement said Thursday.
A statement issued by the State Government’s Information and Public Relations Office also urged public and food business operators not to consume or sell four batches of packaged Basmati rice brands with pesticide residues tracked.
“The final analysis report for these samples was received and pesticide residues were detected in these samples, so the samples are reported to be” non-regulatory “. Therefore, all public and food business operators will be informed not to consume / sell the products with the batch numbers listed, “the statement said.
“The Food and Drug Administration has told all civilians, consumers, and businesses that the agency has extracted samples of batch number (A1) 60018038 basmati rice Daawat Pulav basmati rice, batch number Daawat traditional basmati rice. Noticed .. (A1) 60017014, batch number (A1) 60016202 Daawat Pulav basmati rice and batch number (A1) 60016857 Heritage basmati rice “, and the test sample was taken from the” open market ” Was analyzed at the laboratory notified as stipulated in the Food Safety Standards Act of 2006.
According to the websites of popular brands, Daawat Basmati Rice is sold in 60 countries around the world and is promoted by LT Foods, a “global consumer food company”.
https://www.siasat.com/goa-govt-bans-batches-of-daawat-basmati-rice-after-traces-of-pesticide-found-2254026/ Gore government bans batch of “Daawat” basmati rice after finding traces of pesticides