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A Forum on Edible Oils – Myths and Facts was organised by the Indian Consumer Federation (ICF) recently reports F&B News. During this forum, R B N Prasad, chairperson, scientific panel on oils and fats, FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards

Seizing 1000 kilograms of butter being packed in Amul Butter packets, the Mumbai Police have caught five people in the act reports Times Now News. The racket was busted by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Atul Kulkarni and his team

According to an update by the F&B News, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has set some standard operating procedures (SOPs). These are meant for their food safety officers so that they can adhere to the compliance

Let’s be honest, there’s pretty much nothing better than deep-fried food (don’t @ me, we know it’s unhealthy). However, there may be a double risk associated with eating the greasy treats due to oxyacid from the oil wreaking havoc on your

Don’t Eat the News Religare Health Insurance has launched a campaign called ‘Don’t Eat The News’, which aims to raise awareness on the harmful consequences of eating food wrapped in newspapers. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Pulses and lentils such as Moong and Masoor Dal are a quintessential element of the average Indian diet. It is a staple at every meal time and is a comfort food to many. This is the reason that FSSAI’s report

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) had issued a directive for the food delivery companies to delist the restaurants and eateries without licenses in the month of July. Taking action on the directive, leading companies, Zomato and

The food regulator, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is currently working on standardisation of the popular, locally made drinks of Goa, Feni and a Mahua-based drink reports F&B News. Both are alcohol based and feni being popular

India’s food regulator, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), has asked the food business operators (FBOs) to comply with the provisions of the Food Fortification Regulations, 2018, by January 1, 2019. “The provisions of these regulations shall

India’s food safety regulator the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has decided to form a committee comprising of three members to look into the draft food labeling and display regulations, according to reports. One of the regulations

Food Security and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), India’s apex food regulator, has agreed to use the Triple E strategy for effective engagement with higher educational institutions (HEIs) regarding food safety and applied nutrition. The adoption of this strategy was

After making several regulations like asking food delivery services to delist restaurants without licenses, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is still receiving complaints of sub-standard food being delivered to consumers. As a result, the regulator is

India’s food safety regulator, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has recently found that some e-commerce platforms did not have the particulars on FSSAI license and/or registration of about 30-40 % of the restaurants that have been

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a guidance note that guides consumers on how to avoid purchasing adulterated products, spices in particular. Safe Ground Spices – as the notice is named, tells consumers how to

The FSSAI has issued new regulations on printing ink for food packaging material which will be in place by July 2019. Kumar Anil, advisor, standards, FSSAI, made this announcement at the International Packaging Conclave, on the 28th of July at

Following a nation-wide embargo on using newspapers for wrapping food, the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has now banned the practice in Jammu & Kashmir as well. The decision has been taken citing health hazards linked with

After formalin being found widespread in fish around India, and 97% of people believing that food adulterers should be exposed; it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that FSSAI is soon to fix “tolerance limits’ for the presence of

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has seeked out suggestions from stakeholders of food service establishments regarding the display of information on menu labels. A draft notice has been issued urging them to give out their suggestions.

Of late, fish-eaters across various Indian states have been haunted by the term ‘formalin’ after a bunch of state governments banned the sale of fish due to the presence of formalin, an organic compound, in them. Following this reveal, sales

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has asked 10 popular food delivery services to remove restaurants without licenses from their list. According to the report by the PTI, services like Zomato, Swiggy, Box8, UberEats, and others have