Mangaluru, July 25, 2015 : A dead insect was recently found by a consumer from Mangaluru in a Horlicks Biscuit packet of 100 grams manufactured by Parsons Nutritionals Pvt Ltd in Ramanagara.
The consumer on finding the insect had taken a photograph and video and had complained to the Joint Director, Food Safety, in Bengaluru who in turn had forwarded the complaint to Senior Food Safety Officer Raju H.P. of Mangaluru.
The biscuits were then sent to the Divisional Food Laboratory in Mysuru for lab tests. The report received on July 17 said that the sample of Batch No. 05KKB1P3 was “not fit for human consumption”.
The consumer can use this report to move the Consumer Court seeking justice.