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Most contaminated tap water at Marine Drive, Worli is best

MUMBAI: The water flowing through the city's taps continues to be dirty. The upscale Marine Drive and congested Kalbadevi and Zaveri Bazaar, all part of C Ward in south Mumbai, recorded the worst supply last year with up to 24% contamination in its potable water. Contaminated samples often have contents like sewage water, mud or E. coli, which can cause gastroe....

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Ice in six out of ten restaurants has more bacteria than water from toilets

The ice served in six out of ten of Britain’s most popular high street restaurants contains more bacteria than the water found in their toilets, an investigation by The Mail on Sunday has found. Scientific tests have shown that ice from branches of McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC, Starbucks, Cafe Rouge and Nando’s all had higher levels of bacteria than....

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India to ban import of animal-tested cosmectics

India is all set to impose a ban on the import of cosmetics that have been tested on animals citing the “cruelty” involved in the process of testing the cosmectics on animals. The Union health ministry has framed draft rules to amend the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 to impose the ban. A new clause, 135-B, will be inserted into Drugs and Cosmetics Rul....

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