November 27, 2022, 9:35 pm

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2022-11-01 18:04:50 BdST

All foods are adulterated, where people will go?: Health Minister

Hazardous chemicals are being mixed with almost all foods. As a result, the market is flooded with adulterated food. Restaurants, shops and markets are selling such foods.

Different types of disease are increasing and accordingly medicine business is on the rise. Under this circumstance, where will people go and what will they eat?

Health Minister Zahid Maleque made this remark while exchanging views with the field level officials at the conference room of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) at Mahakhali in the capital on Tuesday (November 1).

Regarding the steps to enhance the standard of healthcare, the minister said in the meeting that the number of patients is increasing in the hospitals.

The public hospitals are not able to accommodate patients even in the floors. In the developed worlds, the manufacturing companies, whatever powerful they are, are brought to book if they produce adulterated food.   

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