contaminated milk continues to be sold in Maharashtra despite crack-down measures taken by authorities. The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (fda), had, in a study, found that 20 per

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When Parliament convenes for the monsoon session, the government plans to introduce the Food Safety and Standards Bill, 2005. I am sure the government will hope there is enough mayhem to distract the

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An Act to make provision for prevention of adulteration of the food. This Act may be called the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954. It extends to the whole of India. It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

Strategic Food Quality Management: Analysis of Issues and Policy Options

The Joint Parliamentary Committee has finally delivered its verdict. Affirming that the Centre for Science and Environment s findings about the presence of pesticide residues in aerated water were correct, the panel dismissed as hot air soft drink manufac

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India s decision to ratify the Biosafety Protocol is meaningless unless domestic laws are tightened

A yummy scoop of ice-cream may be the best way to beat the heat. But some unpalatable facts about the standards being adhered to by ice- cream makers may raise dollops of doubts about the frozen