Raids in various parts of old Delhi
were carried out by the Delhi government in association with the department of
prevention of food adulteration (PFA) and Delhi police to check adulteration.
The department raided the premises
of 6 wholesale traders and picked up samples of black pepper, turmeric powder
and masoor dal which will now be tested urgently in the government laboratory.
Delhi health minister said that the
raids were carried out with an aim to eliminate adulteration in food items
after they had received complaints from several consumers. The government has
assured to take strict action against the guilty traders.