Agricultural Ministry seals the Paliyagoda private Fertilizer godown


Agricultural Ministry seals the godown which belongs to private Fertilizer Company, due to high ratio of Cadimium content than the stipulated quantity, which is revealed as the cause of Kidney diseases.

The Standard content of Cadimium in 1 kg Fertilizer is 5 mg. It was revealed on a raid conducted that the content of Cadimium in the Fertilizer stored in the Paliyagoda godown is 20 mg Cadimium per kg which is higher than the approved ratio.

Accordingly Agricultural Minister Duminda Dissanayake instructed the authority concerned to seal the godown at Peliyagoda.