Red-flagging the rising incidence of food and water contamination in India ahead of the World Health Day on Monday, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said there is need for strict enforc

PUNE: Use of artificial colour in spices and dry snacks and artificial ripening of mangoes are among the food safety and quality norm violations recorded in the last financial year.

Citizens' committees to educate the people in all constituencies

While people prepare to celebrate the festival of Holi on March 6, scientists suggest precautions to avoid the harmful effects of colours containing toxic chemicals and adulterated food items.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on adulteration of food items, 24/02/2015.

Low import duty on pesticides and other chemicals, including ripening agents, growth hormones and dyes, is a major reason for their increased use and food adulteration, according to a recent study

A significant number of cases were registered against traders under the erstwhile PFAA and are pending in various courts across the country

Repeated exposure to formalin–containing foodstuff results in mice to overexpressing HSP70 (Heat Shock Protein, 70 kDa) and induction of apoptosis. This study tried to assess the efficacy of supplementation of chlorophyllin in inhibiting this induced apoptosis.

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A month back, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) department in Thane had collected 81 samples of milk from Mumbai and Thane division after there were complaints about adulteration.

Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare present this Eightieth Report of the Committee on the Food Safety and Standards (Amendment) Bill, 2014.