The police also detained the owner of the unit and started a probe into the matter.
As per reports, a team of Markat Nagar Police Station conducted raid at the premises of illegal ghee manufacturing unit this morning and seized huge quantity of adulterated ghee, machines, raw material and logos of different companies from the spot.
Earlier in the day, the Commissionerate Police arrested the owner of ‘Subash Ghee’, identified as Subas Mallick, for allegedly operating a fake ghee manufacturing unit in Jagatpur industrial area in the city.
The police had carried out raid at ‘Subash Ghee’ manufacturing unit in November last year and seized fake ghee worth around Rs 1 crore, machine and other equipment from the firm premises.
The State government is currently cracking down on manufacture and trade of adulterated food products in Cuttack and other major cities in the State.