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More than 10 tonnes of bananas ripened using ethylene solutions seized by food safety dept

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(G.N.S) Dt. 13 Chennai Food safety officials seized more than 10 tonnes of bananas ripened using ethylene solutions, from six shops at the Koyambedu wholesale fruit market in Chennai in the early hours. Food safety officials said vendors were diluting ethylene with water. The solution was then sprayed over the fruit and kept inside airtight rooms to speed up the ripening process. Designated food safety official A Ramakrishnan said several

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