LUCKNOW: Issuing a statement criticising the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India's decision to close down sub-regional offices in Lucknow and Chandigarh, the Centre for Science and Environm

Meerut: Out of the total food samples sent to the food testing laboratory in Lucknow in the last three months, the Food Safety and Drugs Administration (FSDA) in Meerut found 44% of the food sample

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.