Oxytocin injections worth \u20B91,19,300 were seized by the food safety and drug administration (FSDA) department in a special drive conducted across the state’s 18 divisions between September 24 and September 26. read more
Restaurants will receive their certification under the star-based ‘hygiene rating’ system. To earn the certificate, any restaurant can fill a form on the FDA website and open themselves to a detailed hygiene assessment. The audit report will be submitted... read more
According to country’s apex food regulator, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, health supplements and nutraceutical industry is a rapidly growing market in India, poised to be worth ~10 billion by 2025 read more
One in three packaged foods tested by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) had genetically modified (GM) content, the activist group said on Thursday, highlighting the need for regulations on the manufacture, import, and sale of such foods. read more
A worker weighs a recently hatched layer chick at the Huayu hatchery in Handan, Hebei province, China. As the country overhauls production of everything from pork to milk and vegetables, farmers raising hens for eggs are also shifting from backyards to factory farms, where modern standardised processes are expected to raise quality and safety.