Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Adulterated Milk Products, 01/03/2016.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Adulteration of Food Items, 04/12/2015. The Government is aware of reports appearing in the media regarding higher presence of chemicals, pesticides, insecticides, toxins in some food items. Based on information made available to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India by the States/UTs, the details of food sample collected, tested, samples found adulterated/misbranded and action taken during 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15, are at Annexure-I, II and III respectively.

DEHRADUN: A survey conducted by a city-based organization, SPECS (Society of Pollution and Environmental Conservation Scientists) from October 31 to November 8, has claimed that almost 90% of food

Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) is tasked with tackling issues related to nutrition and specifically to under-nutrition among the children, pregnant and lactating

Adopting a policy of zero tolerance towards cases of food adulteration, the Delhi government on Tuesday made it mandatory for all restaurants and hotels in the national capital to register and get

Just 16% food adulterators were convicted in the state over the past two years even though there has been a rise in the number of complaints of contaminated food in the market.

In 2014-15, 80 food samples in Goa were found ‘adulterated’ and/or ‘misbranded.’ Of these only five cases were lodged of which four saw convictions.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on food adulteration, 24/07/2015. The information made available by the State/UT Governments in respect of food samples collected, tested, found not conforming to the prescribed standards, and action taken against the violation of the Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act, Rules and Regulations thereunder, during last three years is indicated in this document.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on adulteration in milk, 24/07/2015. Details of state-wise estimates of milk production during 2011-12 to 2014-15, and per Capita availability of milk during the said period are indicated in this document. As per the data compiled through Food Import Clearance System (FICS), the quantity of milk and milk products imported during last three years and the current year is also indicated.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on check on adulterated food items, 21/07/2015. As per reports from the States/UTs, samples of Nestlé’s Maggi noodles have been found to be containing more than the permissible limit of 2.5 ppm of lead.