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Title : Odisha gets first mobile food testing laboratory
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Source : The New Indian Express
Year : 2018
Link : http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/2018/mar/15/odisha-gets-first-mobile-food-testing-laboratory-1787371.html
Country : India
Commodity: All Food
Abstract: The State got its first Mobile Food Testing Laboratory (MFTL) on Wednesday. Referred to as food safety on wheels, the van will be used to conduct tests for common adulterants in all products. Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena flagged off the van on the premises of Odisha State Medical Corporation Limited (OSMCL) here on Wednesday. Introduced by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in 2016-17, the one-of-its-kind mobile food testing laboratory, which costs around `36 lakh is equipped with gadgets like milk analyser, hot air oven, hot plate, mixer grinder, digital weighing scale and air conditioner besides test equipment.