Stop factories producing toxic feeds: HC

The High Court Division in a 2nd directive since 2011, on Tuesday directed the government to immediately shut down all the poultry and fish feed industries processing toxic tannery wastes laced with poisonous chemicals to produce and market poultry and fish feeds. A bench of Justice Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury and Justice Md Ashraful Kamal also directed the government to take stern action against millers carrying out such illegal business activities.
The bench also directed the secretaries of the ministries of commerce, industries, food, heath and fisheries and livestock as well as inspector general of the police to submit a compliance report in 30 days.