Indian tea safe to drink: Southern planters

Terming Indian teas as safe to drink, United Planters Association of Southern India (UPASI) Thursday said tea producers adhere to very high standards in production of tea ensuring that they are well within the residue level laid down under various statutes.

CSE calls for testing of processed food for pesticides

The Centre for Science and Environment Thursday demanded periodical testing of packaged and processed food, including soft drinks, for pesticides.

Milk samples fail to conform to standards

More than 68 percent of milk samples tested across the country by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) failed to conform to recommended standards, parliament has been informed.

`Guidelines on junk food in schools to be framed`

The task of framing guidelines on making available quality and safe food in the schools has been assigned to AC Nielsen QRG-MARG Pvt Ltd, the Delhi High Court was today informed.

Soon alcohol content in alcoholic beverages to be regulated

Alcohol content in your favourite bottle of beer, wine and spirit is all set to go under scrutiny in the country.

Antibiotics in honey: Govt defends self

Govt has said India follows stringent safety standards similar to the EU and the US.

Antibiotics in honey: Govt defends self

Govt has said India follows stringent safety standards similar to the EU and the US.

New set of Food Safety rules on anvil

With an aim to widen the scope of ensuring safety of food products, the government is all set to introduce a new set of regulations from next year, replacing the provisions of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.