A Bill further to amend the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. This Act may be called the Food Safety and Standards (Amendment) Act, 2014.

The Consumer Federation Tamil Nadu (CONFET) has appealed to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to arrange suitable compensation, as provided for under the Food Safety and Standards Act, to the family of A

84 Abattoirs Shut Down Following Crackdown By Department

It seems that a major chunk of the meat you buy from the various outlets in the state is not safe to eat. Nearly 84 slaughterhouses across the state were closed down following raids conducted by food safety officials last week. It is also generally accepted that scores of illegal slaughterhouses that operate at odd hours have escaped the raid.

Regulatory body makes assertion in affidavit to National Green Tribunal, Southern Bench

The state government has decided to set up a new directorate of food safety to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import, official sources said on Wednesday.

The HP High Court today directed the state to impose a ban on the sale/stocking of 25 junk food items in plastic packaging in the state from January 26.

Dismissing a bunch of petitions filed by manufacturers and others wherein they had challenged a notification issued by the state vide which it had banned these items in plastic packaging, a Division Bench comprising Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice VK Sharma directed the state to ensure ban on storage, supply, sale and entry of non-essential food items packaged in plastic/ non-biodegradable materials from January 26.

Samples can be taken from food joints even without a complaint.

Following reports of substandard food products sold by leading business groups, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court today directed three leading companies to deposit Rs 10 crore each.

A division bench of Muzaffar Hussain Attar and Tashi Rabistan directed Delhi-based spice company A-1 Agro Products and Srinagar-based Khyber and Kanwal Spices groups to deposit the amount in the account of the Director, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, within two weeks.

Report on Food Safety Act implementation sought

A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Thursday directed the Food Safety Commissioner to file a detailed statement regarding the procedure being adopted for implementing the Food Safety Act.

Even as many imported food items continue to perish at several ports across the country and companies are opposing the Food Safety and Standards Authority's (FSSAI) directives blocking consignments