BSTI cancels licences of 2 more companies
Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) on Thursday cancelled the licences of two more companies for producing substandard products.
It also suspended the production permits of 27 other brands.
Licences of S M Consumers Products, Chattogram and Kiron Traders of Naogaon were cancelled through a BSTI notice.
Besides, it suspended license of 25 other companies.
It cancelled the licence of seven products and suspended the license of 18 food products of different companies on Wednesday for the same reason.
UNB adds: BSTI recently tested 406 food samples by a surveillance team. Among those 52 food samples were found to be substandard and adulterated.
BSTI ordered stopping of production, supply, sale and advertisements of these products within 24 hours.
The 25 companies which licences were suspended by BSTI are Ghee of Baghabari Special Ghee, Dakksin Goran Dhaka, Semolina of Nishita Foods, Sylhet, Turmeric Powder of Manjil Foods and products, Sylhet, Honey of Green Lands Milk Products, Khulna, Turmeric Powder of Shan Food, Kushtia, Salt of Madhumati Salt Industries, Khulna, vermicelli of Jedda Food Industries, Jhalakathi, Salt of Noor Salt Industries, Jhalakathi, vermicelli (LacchaSemai) of Amrita Food Products, Barishal, salt (Ayodinjukto Laban) of New Jhalakathi Salt Mills, Jhalakathi, salt of Quality Salt Industries, Jhalakathi, salt of Lucky Salt Industries, Jhalakathi, salt of Taj Salt Industries, Jhalakathi, chili powder of Kashem Traders, Rajshahi, Turmeric power (Holudergura) of Kashem traders, Rajshahi, chili powder of Amirul Traders, Rajshahi, Vermicelli of Madhuful and Products, Sylhet, Vermicelli of Mithai Sweets, Chattogram, flour of K R Food Industries, Chattogram, vermicelli of Well Food and Beverage, Chattogram, fermented milk of Rupsa Food Products,Chattogram, biscuit of Imtiaz Bread and Food Products, Chattogram, vermicelli of Misti Mela Food products, Chattogram, chanachur of Taiyeba Food Products, Chattogram and vermicelli of Madhuban Bread and Biscuit, Chattogram.