FDA Cracks Whip on Domino’s and Parle


Lucknow: After lashing whip on Maggi and other food products across India for containing harmful chemicals, the license of much relished pizza manufacturer Domino’s outlet in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district has been suspended. The Food and Drug Authority (FDA) has banned all kinds of sales from the outlet till further orders.

Following a complaint, the FDA has sent a sample of tomato sauce snacks dressing to its Kolkata laboratory for testing and the sample was found unsafe for consumption. The FDA cancelled the license after receiving the report and also banned sale of any kind of product from its Gajraula outlet till further orders.

Meanwhile, following complaints of quality related discrepancies in biscuits of Parle Monaco, the district administration of Allahabad has banned the supply of all of its products in Allahabad and six adjoining districts.

It is to be mentioned that a girl fell ill after consuming a Parle Monaco biscuit in the Allahpur locality of Allahabad on Monday following which a team of the district administration and civil supply officials raided its Naini-based Allahabad super distributor godown on Tuesday and seized over 800 packets of the biscuit.

The team also found license related anomalies at this distributor who also further supplies stock to six other adjacent districts. “The Naini distributor supplies products to 44 other distributors in Allahabad, Kaushambi, Chtirakut, Bhadohi, Banda and Mirzapur. Samples have been sent for testing and further action will be taken after we get the report”, an official of the team informed.