Food factories fined Tk 1.01 lakh by BSTI in Rajshahi
5 October 2015, Nirapad News: The regional office of Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institutions (BSTI) has expedited drives against the manufacturing of substandard and adulterated food and fined owners of some food factories Taka 1.01 lakh in the metropolis yesterday.
According to the officials concerned, the BSTI in cooperation with the district administration conducted mobile court in BSCIC estate of the city.
The court led by Executive Magistrate Shukla Sarker lodged separate cases against five owners of food factories on charges of manufacturing, possessing and selling of substandard and unhygienic food items together with violation of BSTI rules and regulations.
The accused food factories are: Ahar Food Industries, Padma Bakery, New Khan CFhanachur Factory, Kundu Bakery and Meem Bakery.
The court realised Taka 1.01 lakh from the factory owners as fine and disposed of the cases on the spot. It has also destroyed huge ingredients of biscuit, bread and chanachur.