After repeated checks to counter adulteration in tea dust, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is currently examining samples of tea and coffee decoction.

Trichy: After banning the use of carbide stones in artificially ripening mangoes, the food safety and drug administration department is now focussing on using ethylene powder to ripen the fruit.

The city corporation has taken several steps to create awareness of waterborne diseases and precautionary measures.

The district administration has warned eateries, tea shops and shops selling food items not to pack food items or snacks in printed materials including newspapers and plastic covers.

CHENNAI: Opposition parties DMK, AMMK and PMK on Sunday slammed the Centre for granting environmental nod to Vedanta, ONGC and others to carry out preliminary work for exploring hydrocarbons in Vil

Karuppan Kulam near Menambedu in Ambattur, a waterbody which has been ignored for years, has been recently taken up for restoration by EFI volunteers.

Coimbatore: The city corporation has commenced the preliminary works at Periyakulam and Selvachinthamani lakes as a part of the lake restoration and rejuvenation project under the smart city missio

Production has been subdued in Tamil Nadu compared to other southern States

Use of newspapers, recycled papers, and plastic sheets to wrap food directly has been banned by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

Porous borders: Four months after the ban kicked in, plastics are omnipresent. This is partly due to their import by wholesalers from States such as Maharashtra.

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