A team of Task Force, along with Food Safety Officers (GHMC) conducted a raid on illegal manufacturing unit of mango juice located at Ramnagar on Wednesday and apprehended the owner of Sweety Traders, Bachu Vijay Bhaskar.
According to Task Force officials, the accused illegally manufactured adulterated juice under the name Sweety Mango Juice. He used mango essence, sugar and water to prepare the juice. He also deployed workers to produce huge quantity of the juice.
Later, he sold the packaged bottles to retail businesses for sales. The officials seized huge quantity of bottles from the manufacturing unit.
The manufacturing unit was operating without any valid license or permission from the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). “Vijay Bhaskar cheated the public by claiming that he was selling original mango juice, endangering health of consumers with noxious drink,” said N Koti Reddy, Additional DCP, Task Force.