Washington : Firms from India and other nations supplying food to the US may soon find it costlier to do businesses with the US proposing a new rule that requires them to address vulnerable process

The Supreme Court on Thursday favoured life imprisonment to people indulging in production and marketing of adulterated milk and asked state governments to make amendments to laws.

This Diwali, many housewives in the city are preparing sweets at home for the festival due to fear of adulteration in sweets available in markets.

"Around this time of the year, the worst quality of khoya is available in the market. In the past few months, the price of milk and other raw materials has increased which implies that adulterated sweets are flooding the market," said Nirmala Mishra, a housewife. She added, "After a gap of at least 10 years, I am making for the festival sweets at home. These are at least pure and of better quality besides being cheaper than the ones available in market."

Looking at the increase in sale of dry fruits ahead of Diwali, the health department officials inspected shops in the Walled City on Wednesday evening for the quality of dry fruits being sold.

This inspection is to ensure that the shopkeepers are selling the right quality of dry fruits so that customers don’t get cheated on. It is a part of the campaign, which the health department has launched ahead of Diwali.

The draft of the Safe Food Law -2013 is going to be passed during the ongoing parliament session with a provision for 14-year imprisonment as the highest punishment for food adulteration, a high fo

With overwhelming majority milk samples supplied across the country failing to meet the food safety and standard norms, the Rajasthan milk production has come under sharp focus.

Common nutritional supplement milk you take may not be all that nutritious as majority of samples of milk supplied across the country failed to meet the food safety and standard norms.

The Centre on Tuesday dished out this startling fact about the health of milk supplied both loose or in packets and informed the apex court that 68.4% of the samples collected from rural and urban areas of all states failed food safety and standards (FSS).

Indian basmati meant for exports is blended with a small percentage of non basmati long grain varieties.

CHENNAI: While lab tests across the country throw up details of chemical adulterants in milk, people in Tamil Nadu have no way of knowing what's in their drink.

With adulteration of milk being a widespread problem in India, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed a handy device to detect the presence of harmful additives in

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