Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India Fssai
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

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

India  /  Published 17.09.19

How a group shapes food policy

When the Indian government bowed to powerful food companies last year and postponed its decision to put red warning labels on unhealthy packaged food, officials also sought to placate critics of the d...
By Andrew Jacobs/ New York Times News Service in

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

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

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

North East  /  Published 17.03.19

Tlabs to monitor quality of brew

The tea industry now has a Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)-accredited laboratory, which will help get teas compliant for sale in the country and abroad. Tlabs, a chain of labs un...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

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


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