Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India Fssai
Business  /  Published 07.06.22

Tea Board: comply with FSSAI quality norms

The Tea Board, under the commerce ministry, has issued directions to all producers and sellers of the commodity to strictly comply with quality norms of food safety regulator FSSAI before selling the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.06.22

Indian tea suffers

Both international and domestic buyers have rejected a series of tea consignments due to the presence of pesticides and chemicals beyond permissible limits, Indian Tea Exporters Association (ITEA) cha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 26.03.22

Police seize expired chocolates near EM Bypass

A truck loaded with expired chocolates weighing around 10,000kg was seized from near EM Bypass in east Kolkata on Thursday night. Police said the chocolates whose wrappers showed that they had expire...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

India  /  Published 06.02.22

Legal notice seeks GM food draft withdrawal

A citizen petitioner has through a legal notice asked India’s food authority to withdraw its draft rules on genetically modified foods, saying its proposals would breach environmental regulation...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.10.21

Some more food for thought

On August 15, during his Independence Day speech, the prime minister announced the mandatory fortification of rice. Although the Niti Aayog termed it as a “game changer”, it also admitted,...
By Arun Gupta, Navdeep Khaira


Opinion  /  Published 17.09.21

Bitter taste: Processed food

Ignorance need not be bliss: it can be hazardous when it comes to food. This is why it is significant that, after eight long years, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has decisively advo...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 11.03.21

Food wastage and hunger

A closer look at the cause of human suffering can yield shocking revelations. The United Nations’s Food Waste Index Report 2021 showed, for instance, that in 2019, an estimated 931 mil...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.12.20

‘Impure’ honey with a China hand

The Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment on Wednesday said its tests had found 77 per cent of honey samples sourced from big and small branded companies in India “adulterated with addi...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 11.10.19

Tea Board warning on adulteration

Tea Board India on Friday warned of legal action against those adding colour to tea.It said there was no provision for use of colour in tea and advised all stakeholders to follow the Food Safety and S...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.19

DC moots farmer co-op for fair price

Farmers in remote areas of East Singhbhum can expect agricultural expertise and sales help from the district administration through a cooperative. To be called the Chamber for Farmers, it would help f...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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