May 08, 2021

Gazette notice bars blending coconut oil with other oil

Through an Extraordinary Gazette notification yesterday, the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) said coconut oil should not be mixed with any other oil subsidiaries.

The gazette notification was issued with the signature of the CAA Chairman (Retd.) Maj. Gen. Shantha Dissanayake.

Accordingly, coconut oil sold in bulk or in retail in bottles or packs or containers and the said edible Coconut oil shall not be blended with any other oil/oils, the gazette notification said.

The direction will come into effect from May 7.