Urea in milk

The Lahore High Court (LHC) here on Tuesday directed a commission headed by Shahid Karim to evaluate whether the four leading laboratories of the country have the ability to check adulteration of hazardous ingredients in the milk. The court further required to fined, which kind of instruments are required to gauge mixing of hazardous compounds in packed and loose milk.

Ahmedabad: One child died and ten others were critical after they consumed spurious soft drink at Chainapura in New Ranip on Wednesday.

In just about every major contaminated food scare, Minnesotans become sick by the dozens while few people in Kentucky and other states are counted among the ill.

In Kentucky, a county health worker called Lauren Threlkeld only to verify that she had fallen ill in another county.

Udhagamandalam: With artificially ripened mangoes flooding this hill station, the civic authorities swung into action on Sunday to check the trend.

Led by the Municipal Health Officer Poonkodi, a team carried out a surprise inspection inside the municipal market.

MUMBAI: Officials of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have seized huge stocks of three leading brands of energy drinks, collectively worth around Rs 2.64 crore, from Mumbai and Pune. The move comes close on the heels of recent amendments to the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act. Most of these drinks are sold in pubs and bars.

Lahore High Court (LHC) Judge Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, while hearing a petition against the supply of adulterated milk, has appointed a senior counsel Shahzad Shaukat as the local commission to inspect the samples of the milk at a food laboratory and report to the court today (Thursday).

The govt's move to once again defer the enforcement of detailed nutritional information on packaged food labels is incomprehensible

Business Standard / New Delhi April 5, 2009, 0:46 IST

Dilip Kumar Jha / Mumbai March 26, 2009, 0:19 IST

Terming blending of crude palm oil with other oils as an "unfair trade practice", leading edible oil manufacturers, packers and traders in the country have demanded that the government broaden the scope of an existing law to ban sale of loose oil.

New Delhi: The Delhi Government has extended for three months the ban on sale of Chinese dairy products, which contained high-level of kidney-stone causing chemical, in the national Capital. The products were banned in the country in September last year in the wake of the detection of high level of industrial chemical melamine that had affected thousands of children in China late last year.