food safety department

Kovai frets over artificial ripening of mangoes

Residents have complained about the traders who have been using chemicals such as ethylene ripeners, ethylene sprays, etc., to artificially ripen mangoes.

published on : 8th May 2022

Kerala Food Safety Department seizes 200kg of rotten sardine from Kasaragod fish market

The Fisheries Extension Officer found that eight boxes of sardine, each weighing 25kg, were not fit for human consumption.

published on : 7th May 2022

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