Kolkata: On Saturday, KMC declares ‘No Formalin’ in chicken. Continuing its drive to assess quality of food including chicken, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Friday conducted a drive on Dacres Lane in Central Kolkata.
The drive was led by Member Mayor-In-Council (Health) Atin Ghosh and the food safety officials stumbled upon a number of irregularities with street food as well as registered license holder restaurants situated there.
The food inspectors also found that turmeric powder used at various eateries were of inferior quality. In a particular restaurant, chemical was found in cooked egg curry and the entire stuff was destroyed by the inspectors.
KMC have collected samples of cooked as well as raw chicken from both restaurants as well as street food stalls to examine whether chemical like formalin is or not.
The civic body in the wake of complaints about dead chicken being supplied to the city from Baduria in North 24-Parganas have started their drive right from Monday and have been picking up samples of cooked and raw meat from various eateries across the city.