Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has cancelled license and banned the sale, marketing, distribution and hoarding of eight products of six companies.
The license of these products has expired. As a result, the action has been taken at the meeting of the Certification Committee of BSTI, under BSTI Act 2018 and in accordance with the licensing agreement, according to a BSTI press release.
The banned products are Green Oil and Poultry Feed Industries' Basmati Fortified Edible Rice Bran Oil from Rangpur Kotwali, Ifad Multi Products Ltd's Ifad Solid Gold Fortified Edible Rice Bran Oil from Ashulia, Savar, Agrotech International's Puriva and Ripe Fortified Edible Rice Bran Oil from Shambhuganj, Mymensingh, Fortified Palm Oil of Tasty Green Trade House from Shibpur, Narsingdi, OK Fortified soybean oil and fortified palm Oil of OK brand of Chandgaon, Chattogram and Mango Fruit Drinks of RD Juicila, RD Fazli of Mithapukur in Rangpur.
"The concerned organisations were instructed to refrain from selling and distributing these products and commercial advertisements without obtaining a valid license. At the same time, general people are requested to refrain from purchasing products of these brands," says the press release.