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Fake news claim: A Tata salt viral video is viral on social media, where some people are putting salts in plastic bags. The plastic bags used for packaging are much similar to the Tata salt packet image.  

Below is the viral post in circulation on Social Media like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Aise hoti h,TATA salt k duplicate packing.


Tata ...Salt ...Factory.....Or

Baba Ramdev salt..

Take salt ..With pinch ..!!

Facts Check: False

News Verification: The video shared on social media looks like more of a fake product packaging; it is not like original tata salt packaging. It is more of Tata salt packet, but is counterfeit products of the Tata brand.

Searching for more information we found a news on hindustantimes, published on Oct 11, 2019, titled, “Factory packing, selling counterfeit products of top brands busted in Mohali”

Police raided an industrial unit packaging and selling counterfeit grocery, cosmetics and other products and arrested the owner at Sundra village in Mohali’s Dera Bassi subdivision. A large quantity of spurious material was also seized.

The unit was also counterfeiting Aashrivaad flour, Tide and Surf detergent, Lakme kajal, MDH spices and Harpic toilet cleaner. Packaging material of these brands has been recovered. Police said the accused used to sell these products in the tricity besides in parts of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, by claiming to be a dealer of these brands.  

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