Food Adulteration


'Food Adulteration' - 31 News Result(s)

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'Food Adulteration' - 31 News Result(s)

  • Is Your Red Chilli Powder Pure? 4 Simple Tests to Find Out

    Is Your Red Chilli Powder Pure? 4 Simple Tests to Find Out

    Red chillies are one of the most commonly used spices. In their powdered form, they are often used in Indian curries to add flavour and a rich colour.But, how safe is the red chilli powder that you have been using? Could it be adulterated?

  • No 'Plastic Rice' Found In Cuttack Markets, Say Food Inspectors

    No 'Plastic Rice' Found In Cuttack Markets, Say Food Inspectors

    Rumours of plastic rice being sold in Cuttack on Thursday triggered panic among some residents in the city, local administration officials said. A similar rumour was also reported from Odisha's Nuapada district last week, officials said.

  • Indian's Video of Bouncing Rice Balls Went Viral. Now, Trouble

    Indian's Video of Bouncing Rice Balls Went Viral. Now, Trouble

    People all across the world have been trying out this technique to figure out if their everyday rice variety has traces of artificial content in it.

  • Sivakarthikeyan's Next Gets Title From Rajinikanth's Old Film

    Sivakarthikeyan's Next Gets Title From Rajinikanth's Old Film

    Filmmaker Mohan Raja shared the title of his upcoming project with Sivakarthikeyan on social media on the occasion of his birthday

  • A New Test May Now Be Able To Identify the Type of Meat in Your Hot Dog

    A New Test May Now Be Able To Identify the Type of Meat in Your Hot Dog

    Scientists have developed a new method that can identify whether a hot dog contains beef or pork, an advance that may be especially important for people who do not eat certain types of meats.

  • Do You Know What Your Chewing Gum Contains?

    Do You Know What Your Chewing Gum Contains?

    Do you know that every time youre popping your favorite chewing gum in your mouth, you could actually be chewing a secretion from sheeps wool? Yes, that's right!

  • Kolkata's Civic Body Orders Testing of Bread Samples

    Kolkata's Civic Body Orders Testing of Bread Samples

    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has ordered sampling and testing of bread products across the city.

  • Mobile Food Testing Lab Launched in Chandigarh

    Mobile Food Testing Lab Launched in Chandigarh

    A mobile food testing lab was today launched here which will give an opportunity to people in the to get their food material tested instantly at nominal costs.

  • Over 68 Per Cent Of Milk In India Does Not Conform To Standards

    Over 68 Per Cent Of Milk In India Does Not Conform To Standards

    Over 68 per cent of milk in the country does not conform to standards laid down by the food regulator and the most common adulterant found in it is detergent, caustic soda, glucose, white paint and refined oil considered "very hazardous" which could cause serious ailments, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Nestle Agrees to High Court's Proposal of Fresh Testing of Maggi

    Nestle Agrees to High Court's Proposal of Fresh Testing of Maggi

    Nestle India, the manufacturer of Maggi instant noodles has told the Bombay High Court that it was ready for an independent lab testing of the product provided the tests were carried out in the presence of a reputed scientist.

  • Assam Bans Annapurna Chilli Sauce, Niyor Drinking Water

    Assam Bans Annapurna Chilli Sauce, Niyor Drinking Water

    Niyor packaged drinking water, manufactured by Blue Bell Enterprise of Assam, was found to contain fluoride higher than the maximum permissible limit.

  • Screen What You Eat: How to Spot Adulterated Food

    Screen What You Eat: How to Spot Adulterated Food

    It's a bit disturbing to think that what you eat might be adulterated.

  • FDA Raids Amul's Godown, Collects Samples for Testing

    FDA Raids Amul's Godown, Collects Samples for Testing

    Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) officials have raided Amul's godown in Ghaziabad and taken away six samples of its various milk products for testing.

  • Maharashtra Government Proposes Strict Punishment in Adulteration Cases

    Maharashtra Government Proposes Strict Punishment in Adulteration Cases

    Maharashtra government is in favour of awarding capital punishment to those who indulge in adulteration of food, milk and medicines, the state Legislative Council was informed today.

  • Supreme Court Issues Notice to Centre on Food Adulteration

    Supreme Court Issues Notice to Centre on Food Adulteration

    The Supreme Court of India has issued a notice seeking stringent steps to curb the adulteration of food products.

  • What's the Buzz? Insects Found Inside Glucon-D Packet in Uttar Pradesh

    What's the Buzz? Insects Found Inside Glucon-D Packet in Uttar Pradesh

    A packet of the energy drink 'Glucon-D' was allegedly found with insects in Bulandshahr, following which it was sent for examination.

  • Maggi Noodles Controversy: Centre Orders Safety Checks, Delhi Orders Temporary Ban

    Maggi Noodles Controversy: Centre Orders Safety Checks, Delhi Orders Temporary Ban

    Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday ordered safety checks on Maggi instant noodles after food inspectors in several states said the test batches of the popular snack were found to contain dangerous levels of lead.

  • Lack of Safe Food Kills 2.2 Million Every Year: Experts

    Lack of Safe Food Kills 2.2 Million Every Year: Experts

    Use of pesticides and fertilizers in the past 50 years has grown nearly 170 times. As a consequence, persistent residues of the chemicals contaminate food and disperse in the environment and find their way into the food chain.

  • Holi 2015: The Bitter Truth About Adulterated Sweets

    Holi 2015: The Bitter Truth About Adulterated Sweets

    In order to reduce the cost of production of sweets and give them a finer appearance without putting in extra capital, unscrupulous sweet merchants put in unhealthy add-ons to serve their purpose.

  • Human Tooth Bites into McDonald's Profits

    Human Tooth Bites into McDonald's Profits

    The head of McDonald's Japan apologised after unexpected objects, including a human tooth, were found in the chain's food as the burger giant reported its first annual loss in 11 years.

  • Nathu's Sweets Pays 1 Lakh to a Disgruntled Customer

    Nathu's Sweets Pays 1 Lakh to a Disgruntled Customer

    A consumer forum here has asked Nathu's Sweets to pay around Rs 1 lakh to a south Delhi resident for supplying inferior quality of 'ladoos' which were unsafe for human consumption.

  • Laws to Prevent Food, Milk Adulteration to be Made Stringent

    Laws to Prevent Food, Milk Adulteration to be Made Stringent

    Health Minister J P Nadda informed the Lok Sabha recently that laws to prevent food and milk adulteration will be made more stringent. "We propose to comprehensively review the Food Safety and Standards Act, Rules and Regulations to address the concerns...

  • Cows Fattened With Cancer-Causing Steroids Ahead of Eid

    Cows Fattened With Cancer-Causing Steroids Ahead of Eid

    Bangladesh has sent medical teams to check millions of cows set for slaughter due to fears that they have been pumped with cancer-causing steroids in a bid to cash in on a surging demand for meat ahead of the Eid holiday. About ten million cows and goats...

  • McDonald's August Sales Hurt by China Scandal

    McDonald's August Sales Hurt by China Scandal

    McDonald's said that key global sales figure fell 3.7 percent in August due to the food-safety scandal in China.Earlier this month, McDonald's Corp. said that it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country...

  • Adulteration Alert: How Antibiotic-Fed Chicken May be Harming You

    Adulteration Alert: How Antibiotic-Fed Chicken May be Harming You

    If you are a chicken lover, this is something you should definitely be aware of. While food adulteration and pesticide use are nothing new, a recent lab study conducted by Centre for Science and Environment's (CSE) Pollution Monitoring Lab, shows how...

  • Avoid Unripe Litchis, Says Bengal Minister

    Avoid Unripe Litchis, Says Bengal Minister

    Litchi, the popular summer fruit has now been deemed dangerous as its consumption seems to be causing a fatal virus infection. Between June 3 and 7, at least seven children were reported dead in the Malda district of West Bengal. The West Bengal...

  • Fatal Virus in Litchi Kills Seven

    Fatal Virus in Litchi Kills Seven

    A recent incident in West Bengal's Malda district left everyone alarmed when seven children died due to an unknown virus infection found in litchis. The litchi syndrome is an infection caused due to a virus that has been attacking litchis, just when the...

  • How Safe are Fruits & Veggies Bought from Local Markets?

    How Safe are Fruits & Veggies Bought from Local Markets?

    Even after so much talk and research around public health and food, it's disappointing to see that food safety remains one of the issues that is often neglected.On April 30th, a plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking an immediate ban on the...

  • Make milk adulteration punishable with life imprisonment: SC

    Make milk adulteration punishable with life imprisonment: SC

    The Supreme Court Thursday urged the state governments to make necessary amendments to their laws to make production and marketing of adulterated milk, which is injurious to human consumption, an offence punishable with life imprisonment.The observation...

  • Rotten dal for primary school children in Orissa

    Rotten dal for primary school children in Orissa

    Primary school students in Orissa are often forced to eat substandard grain as part of their Mid-Day Meal scheme -- thanks to an unholy alliance among private suppliers, officials and politicians. The preliminary inquiry by the state vigilance department seems to confirm the allegations."Number one the quality of the dal which is being supplied is ...

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