Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Consumer Affairs Authority of Sri Lanka apprehends imported sugar stock adulterated with sand
Fri, Jan 4, 2013, 12:25 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Consumer Affairs Authority says that a large stock of sugar unfit for the human consumption has been found during a raid conducted at a storage complex in Sedawatta, Wellampitiya in the outskirts of the Colombo city.

The stock contained 188,750 kilos of sugar that was to be sold to the consumers.

The Authority had sent the samples of sugar to the Government Analyst for inspection and the Government Analyst's report has said the sugar consignment contained sand.

The Consumer Affairs Authority says that the importer of this sugar stock would be brought to books.

The special investigation unit of the Consumer Affairs Authority conducted a large number of raids last week and took legal actions against several errant traders who imported rotten potatoes and onions.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan President visits landslide affected village
-- [14 minutes ago]
UN Human Rights Committee asks Sri Lanka to repeal 18th Amendment to the Constitution
-- [50 minutes ago]
U.S. stands ready to assist Sri Lanka, commends government's rescue efforts after landslide
-- [1 hour and 41 minutes ago]
Australia's Wellard Group secures contract to supply 22,500 dairy cows to Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
UN humanitarian wing on standby to support Sri Lanka after landslides
-- [9 hours ago]
US help not sought for Sri Lanka landslide rescue
Sri Lanka Army deploys troops and heavy machinery to assist landslide rescue operations
India offers help for Sri Lanka landslide rescue operations
Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka expresses sorrow and calls for help for landslide victims
Sri Lanka President expresses condolences to victims of landslide disaster

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.