Cuttack: In the continuing crackdown on adulterated food manufacturing units, the Commissionerate Police busted a spurious ghee unit at Sriram Nagar under Bailasi Mouza in Cuttack on Sunday.
The police also seized fake ghee worth of more than Rs 1 lakh from the spot.
Acting on a tip-off, a special team of police raided a house at Sriram Nagar and seized huge quantity of fake ghee, machines worth lakhs, some chemical and colour essence and packaging materials bearing logos of various brands.
Further investigation is underway.
Earlier on Wednesday, police had raided a spurious ghee and edible oil manufacturing unit at Gabagasta in Cuttack and seized huge quantity of fake ghee. The manufacturing unit was sealed and the owner of the unit and two others were detained for questioning.
Also, police had raided a fake spice manufacturing unit and seized over 50 quintals of adulterated turmeric and chilli powder from Jagatpur area on November 14. Police had also busted an illegal factory manufacturing adulterated chilli and turmeric powder in Malgodown area on November 11.