Chile's salmon farmers are using record levels of antibiotics to treat a virulent and pervasive bacteria, driving away some U.S.

A novel way of cooking rice to maximize the removal of the carcinogen inorganic arsenic (Asi) is presented here. In conventional rice cooking water and grain are in continuous contact, and it is known that the larger the water:rice cooking ratio, the more Asi removed by cooking, suggesting that the Asi in the grain is mobile in water. Experiments were designed where rice is cooked in a continual stream of percolating near boiling water, either low in Asi, or Asi free.

Food: The test results of Maggi noodle samples sent to India and Thailand found that the levels of lead and monosodium glutamate (MSG) in the product are within permissible levels, said the agricul

The quality of diets in rodent feeding trials is crucial. We describe the contamination with environmental pollutants of 13 laboratory rodent diets from 5 continents. Measurements were performed using accredited methodologies. All diets were contaminated with pesticides (1-6 out of 262 measured), heavy metals (2-3 out of 4, mostly lead and cadmium), PCDD/Fs (1-13 out of 17) and PCBs (5-15 out of 18). Out of 22 GMOs tested for, Rounduptolerant GMOs were the most frequently detected, constituting up to 48% of the diet.

India's food products market is nearly ₹25 lakh crore and in the next five years it is expected too shoot over ₹40 lakh crore. In this scenario the role of the food regulator, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is crucial. However, the FSSAI is in a pathetic condition and its record of hauling up erring food products firms is far from satisfactory.

Maggi noodles are popular in Kenya and neighbouring countries

A popular brand of instant noodles that was supposed to be back on store shelves Monday following a food safety scandal actually resumed sales a day earlier at some stores, surprising hard-core fan

VK Pandey’s team in Uttar Pradesh, India’s largest state, randomly picked about a dozen packs of Nestle’s Maggi instant noodles for a series of tests.

M/S Nestle India Ltd. is aware of the currently on-going nation-wide concerns regarding the safety of its food products cited under the above subject.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has prepared a draft specifying the limit of heavy metals in products such as canned food, margarine, wine, poultry and other processed food.

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