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Now Government Will Pay You The Cost If You Get Any Adulterated Food Tested

The central government has asked the public to get involved in food testing to know if there are any unsafe ingredients served to you. It has decided to pay you for the test. According to reports, no food adulteration complaint has been filed under Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s Special Act (FSSAI) introduced in 2006.  As per the Food Saf....

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Slack food safety could be risking public health: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), India’s constitutionally mandated federal auditor, has cited serious lapses in enforcing food-safety norms in the country, which, it said, could be putting public health at risk. A majority of the country’s food-testing laboratories were poorly managed, the report said. It found that 65 of the 72 state-wide f....

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Cabinet set to clear bill for harsh punishment for adulteration

NEW DELHI: Manufacturing, storage, sale or import of products containing adulterants which cause simple or grievous injury or death will be a cognizable and non-bailable offence. While the fine will be up to Rs 10 lakh for such offence, the jail term will be between one year and life term, according to the proposed Consumer Protection Bill. The Cabinet is likely to a....

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