Nandini milk is safe and unadulterated, clarify KMF officials in the wake of rumours

5:18 PM, Monday, August 20th, 2012
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KMFMangalore: In an emergency press meet convened in Mangalore by the officials of the DK District Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union, the authorities have clarified that Nandini milk was absolutely safe as it is supplied to the market after stringent quality check measures. The press meet was in the wake of rumours in Mangalore early Monday morning that Nandini milk was contaminated and that a person had died after consuming the milk.

Raviraj Hegde, President of the Union, clarified that Nandini milk was free from any adulteration and added it were some anti-social elements which spread rumours through SMS and dispelled the rumours. He said the KMF has been awarded with ISO – 22000-2005 certification. Nandini milk is processed scientifically and undergoes quality check every day” he said.

He said 3.36 lakh litres of milk was purchased  by 2.5 lakh customers on the festival day.

Nandini milk is safe and unadulteratedThe members of the Federation and officials present at the press meet, drank the milk from Nandini packets right in front of the media and also took media men around the KMF dairy in Mangalore.

Police Commissioner Seemanth Kumar Singh has also warned of stern action against those spreading such rumours.

Federation members and dairy officials Savanoor Seetaram Rai, Bavanta Bettu Niranjan, Sucharita Shetty, Satyanaranyana and Suresh were present.

 

 

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