Edible oil: Essential commodity: SEA urges members to maintain supply of edible oil


Kolkata: The Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA), an apex body of edible oil industry, has asked its members to maintain supply of edible oil as it is an essential commodity required in Indian households for cooking.

In a release issued by SEA, it said that edible oil is an essential commodity and its supply cannot be disrupted as it can have huge repercussions in our country.

SEA has said “As far as possible we should try to run our factories and continue despatches. We should engage with local administration and keep them in the loop and confidence in whatever we do.”

It added that utmost care should be taken to maintain social distancing and the employees should be provided masks.

Temperature of all employees, workers should be checked before they are allowed entry in plants. Hand sanitizers should be placed in factories at all relevant places.

Attendance in the factory should be kept at the minimum enough to ensure smooth.


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