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Coconut Testa Oil Being Sold As Coconut Oil| Mathrubhumi News Investigation

Kozhikode: The Food Safety department said that oil manufactured from coconut testa, which is the brown-coloured outer thin layer covering the coconut kernel, is being in the name of coconut oil. Though the oil is edible, it lacks quality in comparison with pure coconut oil and is mainly used for industrial purposes. Manufacturers are making profit out of this fraudulence. Mathrubhumi News Investigation.