Food safety officers from the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) check shops selling food stuff before the Holi festivities for adulteration.
They collected 14 samples of food items and issued notices to the vendors.VMC has been conducting this drive since the beginning of this week.
The food safety officials concentrated on shops in Akota, Mandvi and other nearby areas. The focus remained on markets in the old city where the foot items were sold in large quantities traditionally.
They also checked shops in Khanderao Market. Chokhandi, Hathikhana, Kalupura, Subhanpura, Tarsali, Manjalpur, Fatehpura, New Sama Road and Ajwa Road.