Chilie powder seized


15000 kgs of chilie powder which is unsuitable for human consumption seized from a grinding spot at Sedawatta, Wellampitiya.

The raid was conducted following a complaint received by the ministry of co-operatives and internal trade.

A Consumer Affairs Authority official who was engaged in raid informed us that while various ingredients including rice flour had been mixed to the chili powder to increase the weight, colouring had been used as well.


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