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SC: Shut down plants using tannery waste in animal feeds

  • Published at 12:51 am December 8th, 2016
SC: Shut down plants using tannery waste in animal feeds
A three-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain dismissed a leave-to-appeal petition filed by factory owners as no lawyer was present on their behalf. On July 21, 2011, the High Court after being moved by a writ petition filed by Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh delivered the verdict and ordered the factory authorities to stop production. Manzill Murshid, the writ petitioner’s lawyer, said there was no bar to shut down the factories now as the apex court upheld the High Court’s verdict. Earlier, traders used to import bone meal to produce feed. Meat and bone meal, a protein-rich substance, is an essential ingredient for fish and poultry feed. Around 10 years ago, however, the practice of using tannery waste in producing fish and poultry feed was started by corrupted businessman as the price of imported protein has gone up over the years. Tannery waste containing around 30 types of chemicals like acid, chromium salt and sodium chloride is being illegally used in producing fish and poultry feed. Experts say human tolerance to chromium is only 0.5-2mg, but chicken that consume toxic feed lay eggs that contain 100 to 1000 times more chromium than what humans can endure. People who consume such chicken or eggs may develop cancer or other diseases related to the liver and kidney.
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