The festival of Diwali is round the corner and FSSAI is all set to step up the surveillance regarding food adulteration. In the wake of representations/inputs from various sources showing concern on sudden spur in adulteration , it has issued a notification on 26 October, 2021 regarding the special drive to check adulteration of sweets, […]
Is it Really Going to be a Sweet Diwali?
There is no doubt that there is a vast amount of sentiment attached to buying traditional sweets during Diwali but there is also a risk of consuming harmful adulterants along with the sweets. In his book, Delhi “a Role Model “of Urban India Part 1 Dr. KP Agarwal has boldly suggests that adulteration is a […]
Food Samples of the leading restaurants failed to pass the Quality Standards Tests
Health Ministry recently released data of the 46,283 food samples that it had analysed in government laboratories during 2013-2014 and found 9,265 samples to be adulterated or misbranded. Samples included milk and milk products, edible vegetable oils and spices. The samples were taken from across the country from registered or licensed vendors. This means that […]