DHAKA: The government made the use of jute bags compulsory for the packaging of poultry and fish feeds in order to facilitate jute industries and protect environment.
For a total of 19 products, including poultry and fish feed, have been made it compulsory to use jute bags from onwards, says Ministry of Textiles and Jute.
A circular, issued on August 6, has been published on Sunday (August 12).
Six commodities including paddy, maize, staple rice, wheat, fertilizers and sugar were brought under it, says the Ministry.
Besides, 11 agricultural items -- including flour, potato, pulse, onion, also come under it.
Penalty is applicable if the law is broken.
BDST: 2017 HRS, AUG 12, 2018