Agricultural Ministry seals the Peliyagoda private Fertilizer godown
Agricultural Ministry seals the godown which belongs to private Fertilizer Company, due to high ratio of Cadmium content than the stipulated quantity, which is revealed as the cause of Kidney diseases.
The Standard content of Cadmium in 1 kg Fertilizer is 5 mg. It was revealed on a raid conducted that the content of Cadmium in the Fertilizer stored in the Peliyagoda godown is 20 mg Cadmium per kg which is higher than the approved ratio.
Accordingly Agricultural Minister Duminda Dissanayake instructed the authority concerned to seal the godown at Peliyagoda.