Large amount of fake ghee seized in Gwalior

September 22nd, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI  

Gwalior, Sep. 22 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh authorities have seized large quantities of fake ghee in Gwalior.

Acting on a tip-off, officials from the state administration raided the two dairies producing clarified butter. Samples have been collected for testing.

“A large amount of fake clarified butter was found abandoned along with some constituents, which is used to make fake oil. We seized them immediately. As we haven’t received any claimants, we are not proceeding with the investigations,” said Ved Prakash, Additional Collector, Gwalior.

“Yesterday, the clarified butter samples from the Chambal Diary were sent to the labs for tests. Investigations would be done once the report comes,” he added.

Almost 100 tins of vegetable oil and 600 tins of clarified butter worth 2 lakh rupees were seized.

The tins of clarified butter had the labels and packaging materials with brand names of companies producing ghee.

No arrests have been made so far. (ANI)

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