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Title : Shop owner behind bars, 19 years after being acquitted
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Source : The Hindu
Year : 2018
Link : http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/shop-owner-behind-bars-19-years-after-being-acquitted/article23386168.ece
Country : India
Commodity: PP-Nuts, nut products and seeds
Abstract: Nineteen years after being acquitted in a case of food adulteration, a kirana (grocery) shop owner from Satara was recently made to surrender to the police after the Bombay High Court quashed the order that set him free. On September 23, 1993, a food inspector visited Harishchandra Agarwal’s shop in Satara and purchased groundnut and rapeseed oil from packed tins. The inspector sent the samples to the State Public Health Laboratory in Pune the next day. The analyst’s report said the sample did not conform to the prescribed standards. After obtaining the necessary permissions from the Joint Commissioner, Pune Division, and the Food and Drugs Administration, Pune, separate complaints were lodged against Agarwal.