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FSSAI restricts yeast count in beer, microbreweries hit across the country

BENGALURU: More than 170 microbreweries across the country may be hit by a recent notification by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) that restricts the yeast count in beer, a factor that’s central to its appeal. With the rule coming into effect on April 1, microbrewery owners and craft brewers will meet FSSAI officials in Delhi th....

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High Court grills official on action taken against milk adulteration

Seeks detailed report by Jan. 21; wants FSDA officials to step up testing of samples “Has anybody been jailed so far or not? Why the number of samples tested have gone down this year? Are you submitting only figures or doing some real work on the ground?” — this was how the Madras High Court on Wednesday grilled Commissioner of Food Safety P. Am....

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Awareness programme on food adulteration held

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Nov 30: An awareness programme on common adulterants and contaminants present in milk, meat, fruits and vegetables was today held at Women College Gandhi Nagar. The programme was jointly organized by Save Animals Value Environment and Rotary Club Elite. Students and other invitees were given a comprehensive picture of the greed infest....

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