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Title : Now, free-of-cost milk testing facility
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Source : The Hindu
Year : 2017
Link : http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/now-free-of-cost-milk-testing-facility/article19578701.ece
Country : India
Commodity: AP-Milk and milk products
Abstract: Close on the heels of the labour department installing a weighing machine for the public to check underweight, the district unit of the Tamil Nadu Food Safety and Drug Administration Department has made available an electronic milk adulteration testing (EMAT) unit to check the quality of milk. Launching the facility at a special camp at the municipality here on Monday, Collector S Natarajan said consumers could check the quality of milk free of cost at the computerised automation machine. In case of adulteration, they could lodge complaints with the food cell officer. The District Revenue Officer, who is the adjudicating officer, would act on the complaints and initiate necessary action. The district became the second in the State, after Madurai, to make the facility available to the general public.