What's the Buzz? Insects Found Inside Glucon-D Packet in Uttar Pradesh

   |  Updated: June 08, 2015 18:46 IST

What's the Buzz? Insects Found Inside Glucon-D Packet in Uttar Pradesh
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A packet of the energy drink 'Glucon-D' was allegedly found with insects in Bulandshahr, following which it was sent for examination. Glucon-D has been in the Indian market since 1993 and has always been recognized as one of the most popular brands among glucose-based beverages. Glucon-D is manufactured by the American pharmaceutical giant, H J Heinz company, headquartered in Pennyslyvania.

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According to Bablu, the consumer that bought the infested packet from a general store, he along with his family started vomiting after consuming the product. On later examination, insects were found in the packet.

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The victim had filed a complaint regarding the incident with the Drug Safety officer of the area. Drug Safety officer Shivadas after receiving the complaint said that four packets of Glucon-D were collected from the shop concerned and sent to a laboratory in Lucknow. The action will be taken after the test results arrive, he said.

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