Sunday, February 20, 2011

Ministry Of Health To Send Further Samples Of Suspected Killer Soft Drink For Inspection

The Ministry Of Health is due to send the samples of  arrested stock of  Soft Drink bottles belongs to the Soft Drink brand which caused a death of a 11 year old girl  to Government Analyst by tomorrow(21).The Soft Drink Bottle belongs to the above brand which is advertised as made from"Orange" caused the death of a 11 year old girl in Polonnaruwa District of the North Central Province on last Thursday and her mother too admitted to the Hospital in critical condition after drinking the Soft Drink.
 These samples of the suspected Brand of Soft Drink  will be send to the Government Analyst to find out whether  there are any harmful chemical or food flavor contained in the Soft Drink the Ministry Sources have said.The Soft Drink Bottle which caused the death of the girl had already sent to the Government Analyst for  inspection                                                                                                                                                  .

Meanwhile the Ministry Of Health under the instructions of Health Minister Maithrepala Sirisena has decided to conduct a workshop for all Soft Drink Manufacturers in the Island on how to maintain International Standards when making Soft Drinks for consumers.This Workshop is due to be held in Colombo during the coming week.

Sri Lanka Recorded Power Packed Win Over Canada In Their Inaugural World Cup Cricket Match

Sri Lanka recorded a power packed 210 run victory over minnows Canada in their inaugural World Cup Cricket match played at the Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium in Suriyawewa,Hambanthota today.Sri Lankan Team scored a mammoth 332 for 7 wickets in their 50 overs and as a reply Canadian Team all out for 122 runs in 36.5 overs.

 Sri Lankan Opener Thilakaratna Dilshan reached 5000th run in his One Day career during his innings of this match and Mahela Jaywardena scored fastest 100 runs in ICC World Cup Cricket Match from 81 balls with 9 fours and a six.

Before the Match the newly built  Cricket Stadium in Hamabanthota was ceremoniously declared open by the Parliamentary Speaker Chamal Rajapaksha this evening.As the match played under flood lights Sri Lankan Skipper Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat first in the newly laid pitch.

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