BAFRA: Almost two weeks after it sent the Maggi noodle samples for test, the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) is still waiting for results from Thailand.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The government on Wednesday banned the import and sale of Nestle's Maggi noodles in Nepal until further notice, following a ban on the noodle brand in different Indian states.

This study was conducted to determine the concentration of heavy metals Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Arsenic (As) and Copper (Cu) in ten vegetables. The purpose of this study was to study the Heavy metal content i.e. Pb, Cd, As and Cu in vegetables irrigated by Panjara River and to analyze the level of heavy metals by the different vegetables, for this study four areas were selected around the Dhulia urban region. Each area was situated near the bank of Panjara River. The vegetable samples from four different sites were collected and digested by using tri-acid digestion method.

Fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, and processed foods continue to be the major sources of essential trace elements in humans’ diet required for proper body development. However, food products can potentially be contaminated by toxic heavy metals (HMs) from environmental contamination or industrial food processing. The deleterious health implications of essential trace and macro elements’ deficiency and toxic consequences of HMs in humans necessitate proactive monitoring of the essential trace elements and HMs concentrations in the humans diet to ensure public health safety.

Indian food-safety inspectors said Sunday they had filed a criminal complaint against Nestlé India Ltd.

HO CHI MINH CITY, June 1 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam registered 42 serious food poisoning cases which affected 1,898 people, of whom 10 died, from January to May, while the respective figures were 36, 1,06

South African consumers can continue enjoying Nestlé's popular Maggi Noodles, according to Nestlé SA, following claims of lead contamination in India.

Rat meat masquerading as lamb, cabbage doused in formaldehyde, rice containing arsenic and rotten-meat burgers, all cooked in recycled oil collected from a sewer.

Khartoum - Constitutional and structural reforms will be undertaken by the Ministry of Health in the coming phase to strengthen the health environment and food control departments in all the state

Antimicrobials are used in livestock production to maintain health and productivity. These practices contribute to the spread of drug-resistant pathogens in both livestock and humans, posing a significant public health threat. We present the first global map (228 countries) of antibiotic consumption in livestock and conservatively estimate the total consumption in 2010 at 63,151 tons. We project that antimicrobial consumption will rise by 67% by 2030, and nearly double in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.

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