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Thursday, 25 August 2016 - 13:30
900,000 substandard polythene food wrapping sheets recovered
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The Consumer Affairs Authority has seized a stock of substandard polythene sheets from factories in Ratmalana and Hokandara South.

A total of 900,000 sheets were recovered.

Consumer Affairs Authority officials stated the polythene sheets that were to be used for food wrapping were being manufactured with a thickness less than the regulatory 20 micron. 

 Investigations revealed that the products have been released to the market under fake trade names.

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