According to a study conducted in Mumbai in the month of March this year, where 410 samples of edible ice were collected from street shops, vendors and restaurants, 400 samples tested positive for E Coli. Continue reading
Every taluka requires a Food Safety Officer, who has a target of sending 5 food samples per month for testing at the state labs, but the labs have not been receiving the required samples.
Food Safety watchdog FSSAI is set to release new parameters to maintain the purity of honey sold in India. According to reports, the new standards would include 20 parameters to ascertain the purity of honey.
These standards are focussed on the amount of sugar concentrate in the honey, by testing its purity according to C4 and C3 norms. Continue reading
Farmers in Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh were shocked to find the carcasses of at least 56 cows lying across a field after they allegedly consumed pesticides dumped there. Continue reading
The latest report by Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has rapped the functioning of Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) Continue reading