An Act to make provision for prevention of adulteration of the food. This Act may be called the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954. It extends to the whole of India. It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

Is It Really Safe?

HANS JEURING is the chairperson of Codex Committee on Pesticides Residue CCPR . It is responsible for establishing maximum limits for pesticide residues in food commodities, and comes under the Codex Alimentarius Commission CAC a UN body that sets fo

Swearing by them is nothing more than laziness and deception of regulators

New Zealand dishes out safe food

The seven members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (saarc) unanimously decided to harmonise their food norms by 2007, at a recent meeting in Kathmandu. Those members not

Strategic Food Quality Management: Analysis of Issues and Policy Options

US plays the spoiler at Codex meet

The Sri Lankan health ministry has strengthened its norms for food labelling and advertisements. It is executing new parameters for cereals, vegetables and spices to improve the quality of the

Discussions begin on norms for soft drinks, but urgency lacking