BSTI fines Tk 67,000 against confectioneries in Rajshahi

BSTI fines Tk 67,000 against confectioneries in Rajshahi

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The regional office of Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institutions (BSTI) has expedited drives against selling of substandard and adulterated foods and other consumer items and fined owners of five confectioneries Taka 67,000 in the metropolis yesterday. According to the officials concerned, the BSTI in cooperation with the district administration conducted mobile court in different areas of the city.The court led by Executive Magistrate Parveen Sultana lodged separate cases against the owners of Shukur and Sons, Apurba Foods, Khadya Bhandar, AB Confectionery and Rabiul Variety at BSCIC Industrial Estate on charges of manufacturing, possessing and selling of substandard, unhygienic and date expired items together with violation of BSTI rules and regulations.The court realised Taka 67,000 from the shop owners as fined money and disposed of the case on the spot.It has also destroyed huge seized goods valued at around Taka two lakh. =BSS, Rajshahi

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