In light of findings of the expert committee, a press release was issued by the FSSAI on March 5 to address the concerns of consumers and general public in this regard.
It said that even the Central authorities have issued guidelines approving the use of ethylene to ripen fruits, hence the HC cannot say it is prohibited.
The situation in Yemen is only expected to get worse as donor countries recently cut back on aid amid the pandemic and also due to concerns that the aid might not be reaching the right hands.
The Food Safety Department will put in place a strict monitoring system at major checkposts to check the quality of goods being transported to the state.
As many as 165 inspections, under Operation Sagar Rani, were held in all districts except Kasaragod where a complete lockdown is still in force.
Officials of the Food Safety department are now getting ready to sensitise owners of sweet shops on how to implement the directive.
Coronavirus predominately affects the respiratory system and spread from human to human via droplets while sneezing, coughing, contaminated hands and surfaces.
During the inspection, the officials reportedly found that some traders were selling products with expiry dates and were charging more for purchases.
Telangana was identified as one of the ten poorly performing states in-country in the enforcement of food safety laws by FSSAI.
The civic body will also initiate the registration for Subhojanam project that aims at food safety from February 1.
According to NCRB data, despite a shortage in staff, the department has registered 208 cases for various violations in 2018.
The ACB had also picked up a civilian for allegedly accepting the bribe money on behalf of the constables, identified as Sandip Rane, Mukund Shinde, and Sanjay Talekar.
The bench also directed the govt to file affidavit on steps taken to control availability of carbide in the market
Odisha Govt reiterated its demand for release of the amount which will help in continuing the procurement process
FSD officials suspect that the formalin is reaching the district from other districts. So they have decided to intensify raids and examination in check posts and ice factories.