A total of 18 establishments were raided by the Surat Municipal Health Department officials.
Surat : In Surat there is a tradition of eating Ghari on the day of Chandi padava. Surat’s ghari is famous item in abroad, but often some mawa and sweets sellers make and sell adulterated ghari in the temptation to earn more profit, Surat Municipal Food Department has taken strict action against such sellers. This year, the food department has put mawa growers on the radar even before prepare ghari. This year the Surat Municipal Health Department has raided the mava producers themselves in an attempt to prevent adulterated ghari from being made. A total of 18 establishments were raided by the Surat Municipal Health Department officials, out of which 3 dairy milk mawa was found to be adulterated.
Moreover, food Department on 19th october, 18 mawa producers were raided. A total of 20 samples have been taken and sent to the laboratory for testing. Out of these 20 samples 9 are failing. So the food department has destroyed 250 kg of milk mawa of that dairy. Low fat content was found in the milk of these dairies.