26,000 food samples found adulterated/ misbranded in 2018-19

New Delhi: Twenty six thousand food samples were found adulterated or misbranded in 2018-19 in India, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Friday.  Fines of over Rs 32 crores have been collected, said Rameswar Teli, minister of state, Food Processing Industries while responding to a written question on food adulteration and enforcement of standards in Rajya ....

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Run theses simple tests to detect food adulteration

Ludhiana, June 23 Food adulteration can pose a serious risk to public health. Getting food tested in laboratories may not be feasible every time as it entails investment of time, effort and money. The good news is that in many cases sensory evaluation quick tests can help in determining whether or not the food product is adulterated. The Food Safety and Standard....

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Opposition demands life imprisonment for food adulteration after Congress' Amit Deshmukh raises issue in Maharashtra Assembly

Mumbai: Opposition members on Wednesday demanded a provision of life imprisonment for those selling adulterated food and juices. The issue was raised by Amit Deshmukh, Congress member in the state Assembly through a calling attention notice. Deshmukh said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) during an inspection in the city recently found that the m....

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