food safety

Rotten eggs enroute to bakery seized in Cuttack

According to the city health officer, while most of the eggs were rotten, some had even hatched. 

published on : 7th October 2021

Thiruvananthapuram to ‘eat right’

As part of the Eat Right Challenge initiative of FSSAI, efforts are on to secure ‘Eat Right’ certification for three institutions — Medical College Hospital, KIMS Hospital and Poojapura Central jail

published on : 1st October 2021

Three bakeries sealed for FSSAI Act violation in Cuttack

The samples collected from the units have been sent to a laboratory for examination. Basing on the report of test, action will be initiated against the proprietors, he informed. 

published on : 24th September 2021

Two biryani joints in Puducherry fail to meet food safety standards, refrigerators sealed

For the past two weeks, the special team has been inspecting restaurants and eateries and taking action. Already, the freezers of a star hotel on Beach Road and a canteen at JIPMER have been sealed.

published on : 6th September 2021

Poor implementation of law poses risk of public consuming unsafe food in Puducherry: CAG

In the past few days, the food safety department had taken up a special drive to inspect hotels, restaurants and food joints after a consumer had been affected seriously on consuming biriyani

published on : 2nd September 2021

Notice served on 85 eateries for violating food safety laws

The special squads of the food safety department conducted as many as 362 inspections this month in various eateries in the district.

published on : 28th August 2021

Food safety surveillance beefed up

The city corporation and the food safety department have stepped up surveillance in the capital to deal with increasing complaints regarding the safety and quality of food.

published on : 9th July 2021

Officials raid restaurants in Guntur

The food safety officials conducted raids on Barkhaas and Anjaneya restaurants in the city for serving stale meat to customers and not maintaining hygienic conditions in the kitchen.

published on : 9th April 2021

Food safety officials conduct raids on restaurants, ghee units in Vijayawada

According to regional food controller N Purnachandra Rao, officials from the two departments conducted raids at major restaurants in the city. 

published on : 7th April 2021

Food safety at stake

Pandemic has forced a lot of people to depend on heat-and-eat food products. Some of them are found to have high levels of preservatives and pesticide traces 

published on : 23rd March 2021

Preservatives in excess, beware of ready-to-cook items

The Food Safety Department has warned people against using ready-to-cook chappati, porotta and pathiri containing preservatives in excess of the prescribed levels. 

published on : 22nd March 2021

Food safety department to keep digital records of inspections

The department also creates awareness amongst the consumers regarding possible adulterants in food articles.

published on : 16th March 2021

Seven eateries fined for serving stale food in Bhubaneswar

Special squads in the city are keeping an eye on the use of colour in the food items, officials said.

published on : 16th January 2021

Toxic fish: Kerala Government to rein in firms supplying formalin to ice factories

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.

published on : 20th July 2018

Formalin-laced fish: Kerala Food Safety Department smells something fishy

Following successive seizures of formalin-laced fish consignments at state border check posts, the Food Safety Department has decided to toughen its stand against the rogues.

published on : 27th June 2018
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