The CEA conducted a raid on banned lunch sheet manufacturing industry, which is located in Mahanama Road, Panadura in Panadura Police area, jointly with the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) and Police special Unit of the CEA on 15th February 2019 Friday.
When the raid was conducted the stores of the company was found with lunch sheets which are manufactured using HDPE materials and calcium. This company has violated the National Environmental Act since there is no valid EPL for operation of an industry and manufactures HDPE lunch sheets in contrary with Regulation No. 2034/34 of 2017. 09. 01. The CEA pursue legal action against the accused for these two charges in the Panadura Magistrate's Courts.
The production stock of five tons was arrested by the CAA, which is worth of nearly two million rupees. The accused claimed that the illegal products are sold in Mount Lavinia and Petttah.