Coca-Cola Fined Rs 1 Lakh for Supplying Contaminated Product
Zee News
April 20, 2005

Jammu, Apr 20: Jammu and Kashmir government today ordered penalty of Rs 1 lakh (Rs. 100,000) to Hindustan Coca Cola, Jammu following recovery of contaminated soft drink bottles from the local market by a team of officials from the Department of Legal Metrology (consumer affairs).

The bottling plant of the company at Gangyal would be sealed in case it failed to pay the penalty charged for supplying unhygienic drinks in the market, Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Taj Mohi-u-Din said.

On a tip off, a team of the legal metrology wing of the department, seized the bottles containing foreign material, from the local market, he said adding the company had also been fined twice earlier for the same offence.

The minister directed the officers to ask the company management to conduct a survey and lift all the contaminated stocks from the market within two days.

Bureau Report

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