There are many fake brands and adulterated coconut oils sold in retail in many parts of Kozhikode district.Some of the recently banned brands are here:
Memories 94,Evergreen, KPS Gold,Kera Rani,Kera Crystal coconut oil brands have been banned in Kozhikode district. As per the Food Safety Assistant Commissioner, manufacturing,distribution,and sail of these brands are prohibitory.
Food Safety Department has cancelled food safety license of Morikkara Kalikkadavu Sai Distributors .
Many new brands have appeared in various retail markets in Kozhikode. Some of these companies are misbranded. The department’s periodical inspection has brought many unhealthy oil products into notice.
Around 451 inspections have been taken place within two months. Warning notices have been issued to 184 firms which violated legal procedures.
Thirty eight civil cases and sixteen criminal cases have been registered against the violators.