Cuttack: Continuing the crackdown on adulterated food manufacturing units, police busted another fake ghee manufacturing factory at Jagatpur industrial area in Cuttack district today. The cops also seized fake ghee worth Rs 1 crore from the spot.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Cuttack municipal corporation officials and police raided the ghee manufacturing unit and seized a huge quantity of fake ghee, some chemical and colour essence, and packaging materials bearing logos of various brands. Further investigation is underway.
Earlier yesterday, cops had busted an illegal factory allegedly manufacturing adulterated ghee in Cuttack.
Also, police had raided a fake spice manufacturing unit and seized over 50 quintals of adulterated turmeric and chilly powder from the Jagatpur area on November 14. Police had also busted an illegal factory manufacturing adulterated chilly and turmeric powder in the Malgodown area on November 11.