Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India Fssai
Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Training for street food vendors

Pushpendra Kumar, a fast-food seller in Sakchi, would earn Rs 20,000 a month by selling parathas during the afternoon; but for the past two months, he has been sitting idle with no work and no money i...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpdur

North East  /  Published 18.04.20

Board to conduct quality check on auction teas

Tea Board India has asked producers to produce quality teas, compliant to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) norms, so they can get better prices to minimise losses incurred during ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.03.20

Daily inspection diktat to curb sale of adulterated sweets

The state health department put sweet shops under the scanner to curb the sale of adulterated products in view of Holi on March 10. A directive issued by principal health secretary Nitin Madan Kulkar...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.20

Digital push to pull up illegal hawkers in Jamshedpur

The city civic body will digitise licensed street vendor’s records to end the perennial problem of traffic congestion and to ensure quality of food dished out in commercial hubs.More than 4,000 lice...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.20

Eat Right India, says food safety authority

Sir — We are what we eat. With India’s burden of non-communicable diseases growing heavier with time, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has launched the ‘Eat Right India’ moveme...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 17.12.19

Fast food safe? Take it with pinch of salt

Many packaged snacks and fast food products sold across the country have salt and fat levels higher than thresholds proposed by India’s food safety regulator, the non-government Centre for Science a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.11.19

Bengal food alarm

Bengal is one of four states where the proportions of food samples that tested unsafe last year were twice the national average of 3.7 per cent or even higher, India’s food authority said in dataset...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.11.19

Ad stick for McDonald’s

India’s apex food authority on Friday said it had issued notices to McDonald’s India for “irresponsible advertising”, citing a company advertisement that says: “Stuck with Ghiya-Tori Again? ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 05.11.19

Dhokla set to outclass samosa

Food with high levels of fat, sugar, or salt, such as fried potato chips, samosas, sugar-sweetened beverages, noodles, burgers and pizzas, will be prohibited or discouraged from schools under new regu...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

Illegal immigration and human trafficking

Sir — The report, “Police find 39 bodies in truck near London” (Oct 24), sent a chill down my spine. The corpses found included that of a teenager. All 39 were illegal immigrants who had begun t...
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