Articles about Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Vegetables in Delhi found to have high lead content: Study

26 Jul 2019

Vegetables in Delhi found to have high lead content: Study

If you think eating your vegetables is going to assure good health, you might want to check again.

How IIT Gandhinagar became India's first 'Eat Right Campus'

19 Jun 2019

How IIT Gandhinagar became India's first 'Eat Right Campus'

To encourage high standards of food quality, hygiene, and safety in educational institutions, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) last year launched "Eat Right" awards.

Milk and milk products topmost unsafe food item in Delhi

18 May 2019

Milk and milk products topmost unsafe food item in Delhi

If you are in Delhi, you might want to steer clear of dairy products, for now, that is if you wish to avoid a health risk.

Bihar: Government planning to ban 'khaini', tobacco-form everyone's addicted to

08 Jun 2018

Bihar: Government planning to ban 'khaini', tobacco-form everyone's addicted to

The Bihar government is planning to put a blanket ban on sale and purchase of khaini (a processed tobacco product). In the state, liquor was banned two years ago.

IITs, IIMs fail food safety test. Should you be worried?

17 Feb 2018

IITs, IIMs fail food safety test. Should you be worried?

The campus kitchens of 10 out of India's 12 premier educational institutes don't adhere to food safety rules. They failed a third-party audit conducted by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

Rare whiskey in India: That's not happening anytime soon

13 Sep 2017

Rare whiskey in India: That's not happening anytime soon

Whiskey brands, such as Director's Special, Blenders Pride, McDowell's No. 1, Haywards, Antiquity Rare are easily available in India unless you are in a dry state or it's a national holiday.

Rare whiskey in India: That's not happening anytime soon

02 Aug 2017

Rare whiskey in India: That's not happening anytime soon

Whiskey brands, such as Director's Special, Blenders Pride, McDowell's No. 1, Haywards, Antiquity Rare are easily available in India unless you are in a dry state or it's a national holiday.

Healthier Maggi noodles - Nestle India launches iron fortified noodles

31 May 2017

Healthier Maggi noodles - Nestle India launches iron fortified noodles

Nestle India is revamping its Maggi Masala Noodles by cutting the salt content and adding iron to launch a new fortified variant of the ready-to-cook noodles.

Food labeling in India might undergo massive change

30 May 2017

Food labeling in India might undergo massive change

Labels on packaged food in India will soon inform you of the product's exact dietary component. Currently, they might mention vaguely (though not necessarily) details about calories, fat, sugar, carbohydrates and some other nutrients.

Nestle lost Rs. 100 crore over demonetization

22 Feb 2017

Nestle lost Rs. 100 crore over demonetization

Nestle stated that its businesses sustained a Rs. 100 crore loss in sales due to demonetization, adding that the FMCG sector may take several months to recover.

Nestle India's 4-year plan to put behind Maggi fiasco

16 Feb 2017

Nestle India's 4-year plan to put behind Maggi fiasco

Two years after the Maggi fiasco, Nestle India is looking at a fresh four-year strategy to rebuild the brand and reclaim market share.

Life Imprisonment for Milk Adulteration finds backing by SC

06 Aug 2016

Life Imprisonment for Milk Adulteration finds backing by SC

On 5th August, 2016, the Supreme Court heard a PIL stressing on the sale of adulterated and synthetic milk found across the country.