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How to identify adulterants in everyday food items: FSSAI guidelines

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released a manual for quick detection of adulterants in everyday food items. The book “Detect Adulteration with Rapid Test (DART)” lists 41 easy tests that can be done at home. With tests for items ranging from milk and milk products to food grains and spices, the book aims to create ....

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Maggi Samples 'Fail' Lab Test, Rs 45 Lakh Fine Slapped on Nestle

New Delhi: The district administration of Shahjahanpur, UP, has slapped a fine on Nestle India and its distributors after its popular noodles brand Maggi allegedly failed to pass the lab test, even as the FMCG major maintained that "it's a case of application of incorrect standards". The district administration had imposed a fine of Rs 45 lakh on....

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Health department awaits sweets' sample reports

AMBALA: More than a month after the health department conducted raids and took samples of 40 sweets and other eatables in the twin city during the festive season, the department is still awaiting the reports of the samples even though the sweets have already been sold. The authorities during the raids had claimed that the health department would receive the sample rep....

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