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Fungus found in chocolate bars

October 31, 2003 16:16 IST
Last Updated: October 31, 2003 17:16 IST

Over 4000 bars of chocolates of a reputed multinational brand have been seized from a stockist in Ranchi and samples from another six stockists have been sent for tests.

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Three packets -- together containing 4300 chocolate bars -- were seized from a single stockist in Thursday night's raid, Deputy Commissioner, Ranchi, Pradeep Kumar told reporters.

He displayed before the reporters some bars with fungus on them.

Worms were in found in chocolate bars manufactured by the same company in Mumbai and Kolkata earlier this month.


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the company responsible for marketing chocolates with fungus should be banned

Posted by A.B.Sen

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Sir, How the cases of worms and fungus in chocolates have increased suddenly? I fail to understand. Something is wrong in my view in reporting.Wether ...

Posted by PBANSAL

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The customers should know the name of the company at this stage.Though it is understandable that the reporter wants to protect the reputation of that ...

Posted by shantu


If chocolates or anything else lies unused for a long time it is bound to get bad. I feel that the date of manufacture should ...

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