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BSTI cancels licence of 7 food cos

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Staff Reporter :
The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has scrapped licences of seven food companies whose products have been identified as substandard.
It has also suspended permission for production of 18 other brands, according to a BSTI press release issued on Wednesday.
The BSTI asked the producers of these 18 items to recall these from the market, stop production, marketing and retail sale until licences of these products are cleared after improvement of standard.
Storing and commercial advertisement of these products have also been prohibited.
BSTI on May 13 said it had identified 52 substandard food products under 52 brands of 18 companies.
The seven companies that lost licences are: Al Shafi Shahari and Brothers, Morn Dew Pure Drinking Water, RR Dew Drinking Water, Shanta Food Products of Keraniganj, Zahangir Food Products of Kamrangirchar, Bonolota Sweets and Bakery of Mirpur.
The BSTI suspended production of Mustard oil of Teer (City Oil Mill of Gazipur), Green Blessings Oil of Narayanganj), Pusti (Shabnam Vegetable Oil of Narayanganj), Rupchanda (Bangladesh Edible Oil of Narayanganj), ARRA (ARRA Food and Beverage), Duncan (Duncan Products) Dighi (Dighi Drinking Water), Pran Lachcha Vermicelli (Pran Agro Limited), powdered turmeric of Danish, Pran and Fresh, curry powder of Pran and  Danish and salts of ACI and Molla and powdered coriander of ACI Pure, Doodles (noodles)  of New Zealand Dairy and Sun chips (Quasem Food).  

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