According to Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain, 21 milk samples out of 165 tested, proved to be of a sub-standard quality. He added that samples from prominent brands like Amul and Mother Dairy had also failed the tests. Continue reading
Food safety and adulteration cases are on a rise in Krishna district, Vijayawada, but there is no sign of the proposed setting up of a full-fledged food laboratory there. Continue reading
Shockwaves are spreading in Kolkata, and other places in West Bengal, even extending to parts of parts of Odisha and Bihar about the sale of rotten meat, carcass meat, dead dogs, and dead cats to eateries and posh restaurants.
The Kolkata government seized 20 tonnes of rotten meat,allegedly of dead animals from dumping grounds, which were to be supplied to eateries and departmental stores in West Bengal, as well as neighbouring Jharkhand, Odisha and Bihar. Continue reading
MTR Badam Drink is from the MTR Foods company. The product is a Badam, Kesar & Elaichi flavoured drink powder.
Drink powders such as these give us high amounts of empty calories from the added sugars and simple starches in them. A product like this with an extremely high 75 grams of sugar per 100 grams of the product does not make for a healthy choice for children and adults alike who have an obesity problem or proclivity to metabolic syndrome. Continue reading
It is apparent that the sale of banned gutka and pan masala is still on, with the Railway Protection Force (RPF) seizing Rs 15 lakh worth of the banned substance from Delhi-Kanyakumari Thirukkural bi-weekly express. Railway intelligence also seized 200 boxes of gutka and pan masala at Madurai railway station around two months ago. Strangely however, an FIR is yet to be filed in the matter. Continue reading