prevention of food adulteration

Gutka, related products to be banned in Delhi


September 10th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 10 (IANS) Buying gutka (chewing tobacco) in the capital may soon become a thing of the past as the Delhi government has decided to enforce a complete ... Read more...

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Tea Board plans councils in north, south India for inspecting export consignments


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The Tea Board of India Monday said it was planning to form one council each in north and south India under its aegis for inspecting export ... Read more...

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No harmful adulterants in Delhi milk, court told (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that none of the 446 milk samples checked by its agencies from Jan 1, 2009 to ... Read more...

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No harmful adulterants in Delhi milk, court told


January 25th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that none of the 446 milk samples checked by its agencies from Jan 1, 2009 to ... Read more...

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Junk food: High Court seeks guidelines


January 11th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to frame guidelines on a PIL seeking a ban on ... Read more...

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Junk food ban plea: Food product makers move court (Lead)


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The All India Food Processors Association (AIFPA) Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court, pleading that the court should hear them before passing any final order ... Read more...

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15 cases of sale of unsafe food items in Delhi since August


October 18th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Newe Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) With Diwali round the corner and possibility of adulteration in sweets, the Delhi government Tuesday instructed the concerned department to curb adulteration as 15 cases ... Read more...

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Most food adulteration cases in Uttar Pradesh


August 10th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh reported the maximum number of food adulteration in the country, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Tuesday adding that the country's average adulteration ... Read more...

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Supreme Court extends ban on non-iodized salt sale


July 10th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court has extended by six more months the ban on sale of non-iodised salt in the country and asked the government to take ... Read more...

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Raids in Delhi to check food adulteration


April 19th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Raids are being conducted on wholesale traders in Delhi to check adulteration in food items, Health Minister A.K. Walia said Tuesday.Raids were conducted at six ... Read more...

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Ash, fungus in Delhi’s fasting flour samples


April 14th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Nearly a week after 222 people were hospitalised and one died after consuming buckwheat flour (kuttu ka atta), the Delhi government Wednesday said that 15 ... Read more...

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80 percent of food adulteration accused walk free in Gujarat


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 3 (IANS) Over 80 percent of accused in food adulteration cases in Gujarat in the last five years were acquitted due to the state government's laxity and delay in prosecuting ... Read more...

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Gujarat government pulled up for delay in food adulteration cases


December 13th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 13 (IANS) Gujarat High Court has come down heavily on the state government for being slow in allowing tests and subsequent prosecution in food adulteration cases, which results in a ... Read more...

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Apex court quashes adulteration case against Pepsi


November 18th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday set aside a Kerala High court judgment and quashed the prosecution of Pepsico India Holding Private Limited based on complaints alleging presence ... Read more...

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840 kg of adulterated sweets confiscated in Ajmer


October 26th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Kishore SolankiAjmer, Oct.26 (ANI): Rajashthan Police and the Department of Food and Civil Supplies (DFS) has confiscated about 840 kilograms of adulterated sweets in Ajmer.Many sweet factories were shutdown and shops ... Read more...

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Adulteration case against Pepsi set aside


October 25th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Granting relief to Pepsico India Holding Limited, the Gujarat High Court has quashed a criminal case in which it was alleged that the company provided a soft ... Read more...

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‘India’s honey standards equal international levels’


October 6th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The permitted levels of antibiotics for honey in India are almost equivalent to international levels, the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India asserted in a ... Read more...

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Oxytocin illegal, other ripening agents allowed: Azad


August 20th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) While the government does not approve of the use of oxytocin chemical, other hormones or substances are allowed to be used for ripening fruits and growth of ... Read more...

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Court query on sale of unhygienic fruits in Delhi


August 18th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday questioned the Delhi government over sale of artificially coloured vegetables and fruits in the capital's markets. A division bench of Chief Justice ... Read more...

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India to enforce law on food quality soon


July 13th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 13 (IANS) India will soon enforce a tough law to maintain standards and quality of food and water as 80 percent of all deaths in the country are believed to ... Read more...

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States told to curb chemical ripening of fruits


June 24th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Expressing concern over the spurt in cases of artificial ripening of fruits using chemicals, the health ministry Thursday asked the states to take action against those indulging ... Read more...

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Delhi to crack down on illegal plants bottling water


June 21st, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) With illegal plants bottling water springing up in the capital, the Delhi government said Monday it would crack down on such units and also carry out checks ... Read more...

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Check illegal bottled water units, court tells Delhi


May 30th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) In an attempt to prevent spread of water-borne diseases in summer, the Delhi High Court has directed the government to tighten the noose around illegal units manufacturing ... Read more...

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Integrated licence for all food products soon


October 26th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The licensing and regulatory regime for India's food processing industry is set for a complete recast with a new set of standards to take effect from January ... Read more...

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Mercury levels high in West Bengal fish samples: study


February 6th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The next time you bite into a delectable fish preparation, be warned there may be a hidden unwelcome ingredient - mercury.Alarming levels of toxic mercury were found ... Read more...

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Government rapped for not implementing food safety law


July 17th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday rebuked the government for failing to implement a law on food safety, wondering if it had "the will to implement" the act. A ... Read more...

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Kerala minister accused of sheltering baby food firms


March 18th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) Kerala's opposition parties Tuesday accused Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi of going soft on two companies manufacturing baby food items without license. The entire opposition walked out of the ... Read more...

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