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Maha government asks FDA to check "plastic egg" report

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The has directed the vigilance squads of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct checks in view of the reports of "plastic eggs" being sold in some parts of the state.

FDA minister has taken serious note of the reports on about sale of plastic eggs and chemically grown fruits, a statement issued by the FDA said.

"The is taking care to ensure that such reports do not create panic and fear among citizens so the minister has issued directives to the vigilance squads of FDA to conduct checks and take strict action," the statement said.

Bapat has also sought a report on the matter and asked the department to create awareness among the people, it added.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 23:42 IST