HYDERABAD / VISAKHAPATNAM: Rumours of alleged sale of plastic rice at some grocery stores caused jitters among the people+ of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday.

In a number of cases, the companies have either questioned the test procedure or have asked for re-analysis of the samples.

The control of micronutrient deficiencies is an essential part of the overarching effort of the Government to fight hunger and malnutrition in the country.

Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2016 related to restriction on sale of cream.

The sale of GE foods is prohibited under Section 22 of the Food Safety and Standards Act.

PANAJI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a new circular to state universities, asking them to ensure that canteen, messes and other food establishments in affiliated colleges meet

Noting that canteens and messes in educational institutions are not licensed under the Food Safety and Standards Act, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked varsities and colleges to ensu

According to FSSAI’s Delhi legal office, Section 22 of the Food Safety Act governs GM foods use.

The standards relate to limits for metallic contaminants in these products.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Norms of Food Safety, 22/07/2016. Standards for articles of food prescribed under the Food Safety (FSS) Act, 2006 and regulations thereunder, are primarily enforced by the Food Safety Departments of the States/Union Territories. Random sampling and testing of food products, etc.