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Coming Soon! Camel milk from Amul, gets FSSAI nod

Protein rich Camel milk is all set to reach the corners of India with dairy major GCMMF, which sells products under the Amul brand, launching it in next three months.

 SC nod to destroying 550 tonnes of Maggi stocks

SC nod to destroying 550 tonnes of Maggi stocks

The Supreme Court on Monday gave its nod to Nestle India and FSSAI to destroy 550 tonnes of recalled stocks of Maggi noodles which have passed shelf life and are in the possession of the company and the food regulator.

SC to hear Nestle's plea to destroy 550 tonnes of Maggi today

SC to hear Nestle's plea to destroy 550 tonnes of Maggi today

The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the Maggi noodles matter on the application of Nestle India Ltd, who had approached it seeking 550 tonnes of seized expired stock be handed over to them by the Food and Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) so that the stock can be destroyed.

 

Need to destroy 550 tonnes of outdated Maggi stocks: Nestle to Supreme Court

Need to destroy 550 tonnes of outdated Maggi stocks: Nestle to Supreme Court

Nestle India on Thursday sought the Supreme Court`s nod for destroying 550 tonnes of Maggi noodle stocks that have outlived their shelf life.

Nestle wants to destroy 550 tonnes of Maggi Noodles: Know why!

Nestle wants to destroy 550 tonnes of Maggi Noodles: Know why!

Nestle India on Wednesday moved Supreme Court seeking its nod to destroy about 550 tonnes of recalled stock of Maggi Noodles which have passed shelf life, saying its storage may lead to health hazard at the 39 locations where it is stored across the country.

FSSAI proposes new standards for frozen veggies, jams

FSSAI proposes new standards for frozen veggies, jams

 Food regulator FSSAI has proposed new standards for frozen vegetables and processed fruit products, including commonly used canned tomatoes, frozen peas and jams.

Maggi with 57% share regains top slot in noodles market

Maggi with 57% share regains top slot in noodles market

Nestle India's instant noodle brand Maggi, whose sales were severally hit by FSSAI ban last year, has regained its leadership position capturing 57 percent share of the market in June this year.

Hallmark, ISI Mark, BEE Label –Know which certification marks are important for products you buy

Hallmark, ISI Mark, BEE Label –Know which certification marks are important for products you buy

Consumers should check out the standards used as the basis to assess the quality of the product before heading towards purchase.

FSSAI issues draft quality standards for instant noodles

FSSAI issues draft quality standards for instant noodles

Food safety regulator FSSAI Wednesday issued draft guidelines for standards of instant noodles and has proposed that egg powder may be added.

Five dangerous food additives that are banned in many countries, except India!

Five dangerous food additives that are banned in many countries, except India!

Five dangerous food additives that are banned in many countries, except India!

FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinks

FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinks

Food safety regulator FSSAI has approved standards for alcoholic drinks like whiskey and beer and finalised a list of additives to be used for making these products, a top official said.

'Potassium bromate not allowed as additive in packaged water'

'Potassium bromate not allowed as additive in packaged water'

Potassium bromate is not allowed as an additive in packaged drinking water but its permissible limit as contaminant has been fixed because its traces are found in groundwater or when water undergoes treatment, FSSAI has said.

After cancer scare, bread makers not to use potassium bromate, iodate; CSE welcomes decision

 Leading bread makers on Thursday said that they will give up the use of potassium bromate and potassium iodate in wake of a Centre for Science and Environment study flagging their harmful effects on health, including causing cancer. The CSE welcomed the decision.

FSSAI probing 'cancer-causing bread' issue, may ban harmful food additives

The regulator has also recommended removal of potassium bromate from the list of permissible food additives to the Health Ministry following the CSE report.

Cancer-causing chemicals found in bread samples, says CSE; Health Ministry orders probe

Cancer-causing chemicals found in bread samples, says CSE; Health Ministry orders probe

Bread samples of virtually all top brands in Delhi contained cancer-causing chemicals, a study released on Monday said.

FSSAI to remove potassium bromate from food additives list

CSE has also urged food regulator FSSAI to ban the use of potassium bromate and potassium iodate with immediate effect and prevent their routine exposure to Indian population.

Food regulator admits industry suffered from 'fear psychosis' post Maggi ban

Food regulator admits industry suffered from 'fear psychosis' post Maggi ban

 With industry fearing excessive regulation in the wake of Maggi controversy, food regulator FSSAI has said it has taken a number of steps to check any "fear psychosis" among companies.

 FSSAI to train 20,000 street vendors in Delhi

FSSAI to train 20,000 street vendors in Delhi

As part of its project to promote clean food, food safety regulator FSSAI will train about 20,000 street food vendors in the nation capital over the next four weeks

Maggi samples found 'sub-standard' in UP, Nestle disagrees

Maggi samples found 'sub-standard' in UP, Nestle disagrees

District authorities of Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh have found fresh samples of instant noodles 'Maggi' "sub-standard", a claim rejected by its manufacturer Nestle India.

Alarming! Only 1 out of 15 food businesses registered with FSSAI

Alarming! Only 1 out of 15 food businesses registered with FSSAI

Only one out of every 15 food businesses in the country is registered with the food safety watchdog FSSAI despite several extensions of the deadline for obtaining licences.