Substandard sugar seized

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 - 19:24


800 tons of sugar containing sand was seized by the Consumer Affairs Authority today from a warehouse in Sedawaththa, Kollonnawa.


According to the CAA the stock of sugar valued at 80 million rupees was in an inconsumable state.


Following tests conducted by the authority it was revealed that today’s stock of sugar was part of a stock of brown sugar which was also seized by the authority on the 31st of December.