Category: Food News

Nepal Orders Patanjali to Recall Six of it’s Products

Nepal’s Department of Drug Administration has asked Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurveda to immediately recall six medical products as they was found to be of “substandard quality”.

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Study: Milk, or ‘White Poison’!

India is the largest producer of milk in the world but it could be highly toxic for you. According to the results of a study conducted by researchers Brototi Roy and colleagues at Maitreyi College in Delhi, who randomly collected

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Ban the Vanaspati in Ice Creams and Frozen Desserts!

Recently, the Bombay High Court restrained the Amul advertisement depicting the difference between ice-cream and frozen desserts, and said that it actually amounted to slander of goods. This was in response to the complaint filed by Kwality Walls earlier this

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Posh Delhi Restaurants Serving Unsafe Food

In a shocking revelation, the Department of Food Safety (DFS) of Delhi found many posh restaurants to be serving “unsafe” and “unhygienic” food. The department officials said that food samples collected from restaurants in Connaught Place which included KFC, Ardor and

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Food Safety Officers Check for Plastic Rice

The Food Safety Department took 19 samples of rice in Coimbatore to check for “plastic rice“, and also issued a public advisory on how to detect it.

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WHO: Medicines Sold in India Are Fake or Ineffective!

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 35 percent of the fake drugs sold all over the world come from India, and it also dominates the counterfeit drug market of nearly Rs  4,000 crore. 20 percent of the drugs sold

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Gross Food Safety Violations Reported in Orissa

According to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), 61 cases of food safety violations have been recorded in the state of Orissa in 2015-16. This was revealed in response to an RTI application seeking data on the

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Plastic Rice Rumours Create Shockwaves in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh

Stories of plastic rice being sold in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have gone viral, triggering panic among the local residents.

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Momos Should be Banned Says BJP Legislator

India’s favourite street food, momos should be banned, this according to lawyer and BJP legislator Ramesh Arora of Jammu and Kashmir, saying that they contain the carcinogenic monosodium glutamate or ‘Ajinomoto.’

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Nestle Cutting Down on Salt

          Nestle India, in partnership with the FSSAI, has decided to start cutting down the salt content in its products, including Maggi. While launching iron-rich Maggi noodles, the brand announced that it will be reducing the

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