The Maharashtra FDA has taken action against 227 tankers which were carrying adulterated milk. After this shocking revelation the FDA and state government have turned their attention toward the milk plants and dairy companies in the state.
Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Pallavi Darade, Maharashtra FDA Commissioner said, “Now, in order to prevent any further instances of milk adulteration; we are going to investigate milk plants and dairy companies across Mumbai and Maharashtra. We have decided to conduct investigations across 13 dairy companies across Maharashtra. The state government and the FDA will conduct checks in milk plants in Turbhe, Satara, Pune, Ahmednagar and Nashik.”
Dr Darade added, “The instances of milk adulteration are on the rise. Nearly 9,25,000 litres of milk were checked for milk adulteration from which we have found 19,250 nineteen litres of milk was adulterated. We have taken action against the 227 milk tankers which were transporting adulterated milk.”