It found unsanitary conditions, open drains in the production area, flies everywhere, rusted equipment and machines and employees in improper clothing. Apart from this, the authority also found toxic chemicals at the factory, spiderwebs on the walls and roofs, trash dumped outside and unclean areas.
Muhammad Anwar, the owner of Dacca Sweets, confirmed the raid, adding that it occurred when construction work was going on in the factory.
He said that the factory will be reopened after its hygienic standards have been improved. "We will implement the orders of food authority," he added.