Mon, Apr 18, 2016, 02:32 PM
Food Safety officials from Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) raided whole fruit markets in Visakhapatnam, checking to see if the newly arrived mangoes are ripened with calcium carbide. They checked the fruits in Purna Market. They collected several samples and are sending it to Hyderabad for testing. Some fruit vendor had used a ripening gas which is safe, according to them.