Milk Vita, Aarong, Pran, Igloo among 11 milk brands ‘containing excessive lead’

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Dhaka, July 16: Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) on Tuesday claimed to have found excessive amount of lead in pasteurised milk produced by 11 licensed companies.It filed a report to the High Court on Tuesday, saying that the presence of cadmium was also found in the samples, UNB reports.

The 11 companies are Milk Vita, Dairy Fresh, Igloo, Farm Fresh, Aftab Milk, Ultra Milk, Aarong, Pran Milk, Ayron, Peura and Sef Brand.

The bench of Justice Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam received the report.