This new bill introduced in the Lok Sabha includes provision for fine and imprisonment for adulteration of products, compounding of offences and establishment of the Central Consumer Protection Authority. Celebrities endorsing misleading ads will have to pay penalty of up to Rs 50 lakh and serve a ban of up to three years says this which replaces replaces the Consumer Protection Act 1986.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Adulteration in Food Items, 22/12/2017. Cases of adulteration, including use of harmful chemicals in food items, do come to the notice of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) from time to time. The Food Safety Officers in the States/UTs take food samples on regular basis and send them for analysis in the food laboratories to check the compliance of the provisions of Food Safety

Question raised in Cases of Milk Adulteration, 15/12/2017. As per information received from the States/UTs by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) regarding cases of milk adulteration registered in the Country and action taken against the defaulters during last three years i.e. 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 are at Annexure-I, Annexure-II and Annexure-III respectively.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has signed a MoU with National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) to focus on collaborative efforts to address the issues of doping substances and ot

The draft FSS (Food Product Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulation, 2017, incorporates in the standards for edible oils, their fatty acid compositions , thereby paving the way for determination of the authenticity of the edible oils.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Swami Achyutanand Tirth & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/08/2016 regarding growing sales of adulterated and synthetic milk in different parts of the country. The petitioners are residents of the State of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and NCT of Delhi and have accordingly shown concern towards the sale of adulterated milk in their States.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Food Adulteration, 29/07/2016. Some cases of adulteration in food items have come to the notice of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). As per the information made available by State/UT Governments to FSSAI, the state-wise details of samples of food articles collected, tested, found not conforming to the prescribed standards and action taken during last three years, are at Annexure-I, II & III.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Food Adulteration, 22/07/2016.As per the information made available by State/UT Governments to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the state-wise details of samples of food articles collected, tested, found not conforming to the prescribed standards and action taken during last three years, are at Annexure-I, II & III.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Adulteration of Food and Dairy Products, 10/05/2016. Cases of adulteration of food products including dairy products have come to the notice of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). The implementation and enforcement of Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act, 2006 and Regulations thereunder primarily rests with the State/UT Governments. Random sampling and testing of food products, etc.

The move of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to close down its regional offices in Lucknow and Chandigarh has been criticised by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)

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