Surprise inspection of spices industries, samples collected
   Date :04-May-2024

Surprise inspection of spices  industries 
Staff Reporter
A Team of Food Security Department conducted surprise inspection of spices industries and collected samples of spices for laboratory tests, on Friday. Compliance with the order of Indian Food Security and Standards Authority, New Delhi, Commissioner Food Security Madhya Pradesh has directed all the district offices for ensuring checking of spices production and packaging units for its examination. District Food Security Officer, Pankaj Shrivastava informed that following the orders of higher authorities, they have started a special campaign for sampling of spices at different industrial and packaging units in the district. Continuing the campaign, team of food security officers inspected Gurukripa Industry Adhartal, Shobha Grah Udyog Karmeta and Smita Grah Udyog Garha Fatak and collected samples of spices.
All samples have been sent to State Laboratory Bhopal for scientific tests. Earlier, teams conducted sampling at Anjana Grah Udyog Richhai, RS Food Gwarighat and Sakshi Grah Udyog Lalmati, Shanti Masala Garha and VIP Industries Adhartal. Along with sampling of local brands, they have also collected samples of branded spices like MDH, Everest and other brands. The campaign will be continued for ensuring safety of residents and checking trade of sub-standard quality of spices in the district. The samplings were conducted by team comprised of Food Security Officers Sarika Dixit, Sanjay Kumar Gupta, Madhuri Mishra and Vinod Kumar Dhurve.