The sheer imagination of the nefarious minds has enabled penetration of unhealthy substances in the daily consumables. On Tuesday, five men were arrested for supposedly producing and selling “fake cumin seeds” or jeera that were made using grass bits
Tea Board India on Friday warned of legal action against those adding colour to tea.
It said there was no provision for use of colour in tea and advised all stakeholders to follow the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) guidelines fo
As part of a statewide drive against adulteration, Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) and district administration officials raided vegetable markets and seized a good quantity of artificially coloured vegetables from vendors.
For 60-year-old Harnam Kaur, consuming a pack of edible oil she bought from a local shop cost her her sight. After investigation, the Delhi resident came to know that argemone in the oil resulted in the loss of her vision permanently.
Harnam’s case is
Recent comparative product testing by city-based Consumer Education and Research Centre (CERC), found traces of pesticides and heavy metals in six supposedly-organic brands of rice. Three brands of rice sold as organic had traces of the pesticide chl
The Law Commission of India has proposed life sentences for food fraudsters who injure or kill consumers. The tougher penalties would be for criminals who intentionally sell adulterated and harmful food or beverage products, and if implemented would
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