The special raids unit of the ministry of consumer and trade affairs has been able to confiscate around 152 sacks of rice all of which have expired.
Several raids in this manner were carried out in Colombo and adjacent suburbs
by the special raids unit of the ministry of consumer and trade affairs in order to bring to book offenders.
This expired stock of rice was discovered during such a raid while being harboured at a store located in 05th Cross Street.
Moreover a stock of rice having had its expiration date tampered with was also located at this store.