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More on “limestone paste”

Sir, The Karnataka State Food Safety Commissioner has banned, inter alia, the sale of “limestone paste” which is used in the preparation of paan beeda in packets and tubes (SOM dated May 16). I am afraid,  there has been some mix-up in the nomenclature. The mineral, calcium carbonate, occurs in several forms: Limestone, Chalk, Calcite,…

Ban on sale of limestone paste in packets and tubes
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Ban on sale of limestone paste in packets and tubes

Wrapping food in plastic sheets, newspapers also banned Mysuru: The Karnataka State Food Safety Commissioner has banned the sale of limestone paste which is used in the preparation of paan beeda in packets and tubes and has also banned wrapping of food items in plastic sheets and newspapers with immediate effect in Mysuru  city and…

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