Seized 36 samples from total 34 manufacturing units and shops and sent for testing
In view of upcoming Diwali festival, the VMC health department teams conduct checking in manufacturing units as well as shops selling sweets, farsans in various parts of the city.
On 26th October, the Health Department of Vadodara Municipal Corporation checked manufacturing units in Dandia Bazar, RC Dutt Road, Warasia Road, Waghodia Road, Market Char Rasta, Kalupura, Karelibaug, Hathikhana Market Yard, Karelibaug Industrial Estate. A total of 26 samples of ghee, besan, cashew roll, cashew nut, sour-sweet farsan and others items were taken and sent for testing.
In addition, the health department also raided 10 manufacturing units and shops in Panigate, Gorwa Industrial Estate, Chokhandi, Navayard and Market Char Rasta area of the city on Wednesday. Total 10 samples of sweets and farsan were taken and sent for analysis at the Food and Drugs Laboratory. Checking is also done for the best before date in sweets.