Rs. 30mn worth of outdated sprats detected

8 January 2014 09:26 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sprats worth more than Rs. 30 million which was outdated were detected at a mega storage facility at Alakanda in Hendala, during an unannounced raid carried out by the Consumer Affairs Authority today.

The sprats said to be weighing over 47, 000 kgs had been stored for release to the local market. (LSP)

  Comments - 8

  • johni Wednesday, 08 January 2014 10:35 AM

    if its outdated how can it have a value

    rani Thursday, 09 January 2014 08:37 AM

    Pl. check cooperative store near HNB Bambalapitiya dried Sprats and very salty dried prawns just like powdered in the packets staled long time very unhealthy for consumption.

    rashan Wednesday, 08 January 2014 11:04 AM


    Calistus Jayatilleke Wednesday, 08 January 2014 11:14 AM

    Maybe the traders waited for the duty to go up so that they can make a killing.

    Gamarala Thursday, 09 January 2014 09:02 AM

    This would make ideal fertilizer for coconut trees.

    sinnan Wednesday, 08 January 2014 12:39 PM

    These stocks may be kept for Season to up the price

    Monica Jayathilake Thursday, 09 January 2014 10:38 AM

    Sri Lanka has become Dubai's garbage bin.

    John Thursday, 09 January 2014 10:43 AM

    There are Indian and Pakistani business crooks in Dubai who are involved in this type of work.

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