After a mail from FSSAI, New Delhi, the Telangana food safety have raided a popular biscuits brand of Hyderabad named Rose a part of the Veeramani Biscuit Industries Ltd, located near Turkayamjal in Rangareddy district. The raid was instructed after two children died by eating the company’s mango flavoured cream wafers.
The officials collected samples of the wafers and around 17 ingredients, which would be sent to the Food Safety Laboratory in Nacharam for testing.
A team comprising a Food Safety Officer, Food Safety Designated Officer and Food Analyst conducted the raid. They took along a mobile food testing lab too. Further the reports would help them take appropriate measures for the unit.
The company official speaking for its side, have stated that the batch of the cream wafers from which the two children ate, are being called back but most of the retailers have already sold it.
Inputs: East Coast Daily
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