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For examination of adulteration in edible items Food and Drug Department is going to launch a mobile laboratory. In this laboratory primary examination of samples of edible items will be done on the spot.

Infrared rays can easily detect the contaminant in milk in september 2008, milk contaminated with a chemical called melamine led to renal complications in 300,000 children of China; six died. This chemical, used in producing plastics and glues, is also used in food adulteration. The high nitrogen content in the chemical can make food look more nutritious by increasing the measurable

NEW DELHI: Delhi Assembly Speaker Yoganand Shastri on Wednesday directed the State Government to take the issue of adulteration of food items more seriously and conduct more raids.

JAIPUR: A month-long ambitious drive against adulteration of food and other consumer items started in Rajasthan on Monday. Random raids will be conducted across the State during the campaign to curb adulteration and stop malpractices such as black-marketing and cheating in weights and measures.

Health Dept Gets Spl Refrigerators To Store Samples

Rumu Banerjee | TNN

THE High Court directive to the government to set up food courts in every district and to appoint an adequate number of food analysts and inspectors within a year brings to the fore once again an issue of serious public concern.

At least 568 students of different primary schools in Laxmichhari upazila under Khagrachhari district fell sick after having biscuits distributed by the World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday.

Of the victims, 140 are still hospitalised -- 85 at Manikchhari upazila health complex while 55 at Laxmichhari health complex. About 40 of them are in critical condition, local officials said.

Sale of seasonal summer fruits ripened with harmful chemical

TIRUCHI: Adulterators, beware. Women in Tiruchi city will soon be scientifically identifying not only the quantum but also the type of adulterated material or substance mixed with food products and edible oils, courtesy the two-day training for a group of women inaugurated in the city on Monday.