By:Isuru ParakramaColombo (LNW): The Department of Animal Production and Health has granted approval for the consignment of eggs recently imported from India.
Accordingly, a consignment of 01 million eggs has been approved by the Dept, which is in due course to be distributed to the market.
This is the second consignment of eggs imported from India.
Subject to quality testing, these egg consignments will be released by the Sri Lanka Customs to the Sri Lanka State Trading (General) Corporation for further processing.
Meanwhile, samples from a third consignment of imported eggs from India are reportedly being tested for quality.
Earlier, a consignment of 02 million eggs was imported from India and was distributed to restaurants and bakeries upon approval.