Studies show that substances like surfactants used in adhesives are toxic.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has recommended stringent punishment like life imprisonment, Rs 10 lakh fine for food adulteration to curb food adulteration following the S

PATNA: The Bihar health department plans to write to the Union health ministry, requesting it to include ‘khaini’ as a food product under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.

The Gautam Budh Nagar administration has issued stringent guidelines for the canteens running in various schools of the district on Thursday.

CHENNAI: Catching the small fry and letting go of the big fish has brought the state food safety department under the Comptroller and Auditor General of India's radar.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Adulteration in Food Items, 22/12/2017. Cases of adulteration, including use of harmful chemicals in food items, do come to the notice of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) from time to time. The Food Safety Officers in the States/UTs take food samples on regular basis and send them for analysis in the food laboratories to check the compliance of the provisions of Food Safety

The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 was enacted to consolidate multiple laws in the country relating to food safety, to establish a single point reference system, and to establish the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) for formulating science based standards for food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution,

KOLKATA: From Tollygunge to Kidderpore and Gariahat to Amherst Street, every time you buy vegetables, fish, chicken or grocery from roadside markets, you are taking home dollops of heavy metal pois

The country will get new national standards after 60 years that will standardise outdated benchmarks for determining adulteration. According to these revised standards introduced by top food regulator - Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) - fat content now ranges between 1.5% and 6%, down from a minimum of 3% before. The standards were revised because of the change in environmental conditions, quality of fodder, water that cattle consume.

In all, 375 cases of the violation of the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 have been registered for selling food items not adhering to the required standards in the district.

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