Tuesday, August 6, 2013

GMOA Has Condemned The Health Ministry's Delay On Withdrawing DCD Contaminated Milk Powder

Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA) has today(06)again condemned the health ministry's delay on  withdrawing  the stock of imported milk powder which were confirmed as contaminated with agro chemical Dycianadamite (DCD) from local market .the milk by products produced  by those milk powder companies including cheese,yoghurt and ice cream too may have contaminated with DCD and authorities should inquire on that also he said.

Addressing a press briefing held in GMOA Office in Colombo this noon the president of GMOA Dr.Anurudda Padeniya has said that although the Industrial Technology Institute (ITI) has confirmed from their research report issued on 26th of July that a four varieties of Milk Powder in local market are contaminated with DCD health authorities still trying to sideline the report behalf of milk powder comapnies.

"Some higher officials in the ministry itself were bribed by these milk powder companies to retain their milk powders in the market" he has stated. the GMOA President has appealed the health minister to take stern action against those who sidelined the ITI Report findings,GMOA has sent a written letter to the minister yesterday(05) by  requesting an impartial inquiry against  those ministry officials.

Kala Wewa Wildlife Park Temporary Closed Down

Authorities have temporary  closed down the Kala Wewa Wildlife Park for public  and tourists since yesterday (15) due to a dispute between ...