Junks FSSAI plea; govt order requires manufacturers to take approvals for products already in market

The High Court yesterday directed the government to issue a gazette notification within 15 days to enforce the safe food law to prevent food adulteration.

Around 80-99% of other popular items in the market including ghee, juice, honey, Roshogollah, Chomchom, Sandesh, candy, soybean oil and powder milk were also found to be adulterated

PUNE: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cancelled the licences of nine food business operators and suspended those of 233 others in Pune in the last financial year for dispensing unsafe an

KATHMANDU: The Department of Food Technology and Quality Control has filed cases against 263 different companies so far this fiscal for not adhering to quality standards that the Food Act, 1967 has

Officials of state’s food safety enforcement wing are busy this summer.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Swami Achyutanand Tirth & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/03/2014 regarding adulteration of milk. By order dated March 10, 2014, the court has directed the Joint Commissioner (Food), Food and Drug Administration, State of Maharashtra, to file an affidavit explaining the inconsistency noticed in the affidavits filed by the State and that of the Assistant Director (Legal), Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi.

The Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) today imposed a fine of Rs 12,000 on traders for violating norms of the Food Safety Act.

The first-ever indigenous low-cost pathogen kit, use to check food contamination, is all set to hit the market. Union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad will inaugurate the kits this week.

The Consumer Federation Tamil Nadu (CONFET) has appealed to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to arrange suitable compensation, as provided for under the Food Safety and Standards Act, to the family of A