100 children fall ill after consuming mid-day meal at Agra

100 children fell ill after eating mid-day meal served at a government school in Agra

FSSAI asks manufacturers to maintain quality of milk products

Food safety regulator FSSAI has decided to facilitate setting up of infrastructure facilities in metros so as to ensure quality of milk and its products ahead of the festive season.

New innovation to check purity of milk

Rajasthan electronics & instruments limited have introduced a new innovation to check the purity of milk.

Young and overweight? Have high-protein breakfast

 Having a high-protein breakfast including milk, eggs, meat and yogurt daily can reduce unhealthy weight gain among overweight teenagers, says a new study.

'Compliance with FSSAI rules to boost organised milk sector'

Speaking at the same event, Amul Managing Director R S Sodhi said that milk has been tested at various levels starting from the point of procurement, processing and then at the vendor's level also.

Research shows trends in global consumption of beverages

A survey conducted on beverage intakes in several countries has revealed the diversity in existing intakes and trends in global consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, fruit juices and milk.

Mild drinking can lower disability in chronic pain patients

Treating chronic widespread pain with a glass of wine or a pint of beer may not sound like a good idea but scientists think otherwise. Moderate drinking may lower the disability risk among those suffering from the condition, says new research.

FSSAI for fixing limits of melamine in milk, milk products

To check adulteration, food safety regulator FSSAI has proposed for the first time fixing of maximum permissible limit of melamine content in milk and related products.

Try homemade scrubs during monsoon

 Regular exfoliation helps to remove excessive oil and dead skin cells. So gear up to explore kitchen ingredients like oatmeal, milk and more for glowing skin in monsoon season, says Blossom Kochhar, chairperson, Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies.

Import ban on milk items from China extended till June 2016

The government has extended the ban on imports of milk and its products from China for one more year till June 2016.

FSSAI issues countrywide alert on packaged products including milk, water

With an aim to ensure compliance of standards by various products in the market in the wake of Maggi controversy, the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has ordered all state food commissioners to inspect and evaluate all packaged products available in markets across the country.

How safe is your milk: Detergent found in Mother Dairy milk sample

Food safety and drug administration (FSDA) in Agra has found presence of detergent in milk samples of Mother Dairy, which is owned by National Dairy Development Board of India.

Now, breast milk sold online for athletes!

With surge of online sales, breast milk has become a commodity -- and not just for infants, says an editorial published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine.

Detergent in milk: Samples sent to Kolkata for retesting, says Mother Dairy

The UP FDA has claimed that traces of detergent have been detected in milk samples of Mother Dairy, which is owned by National Dairy Development Board of India.

Detergent in Mother Dairy milk? Company refutes allegation

Two samples of milk produced by Mother Dairy have been found to be substandard, and one of them contained detergent, a food watchdog official said on Tuesday. A Mother Dairy official denied the charges, saying the company conducts "stringent quality tests", and the substandard milk was wrongly attributed to it.

U'khand floods: RTI reveals officers stayed in luxurious hotels, relished mutton

A string of financial bungling has come to light through responses to RTI queries that were made with regard to 2013 Uttarakhand flood relief efforts. RTI activist Bhupender Kumar has revealed that officials supervising relief work after the floods in 2013, splurged huge amount of money.

FDA launches drive to check milk adulteration

 In a bid to curb adulteration of milk during distribution, the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) department has launched a drive against dairies and distributors across Maharashtra.

Amul achieves turnover of Rs 20,733 cr in 2014-15

Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets products under the 'Amul' brand, has achieved a turnover of Rs 20,733 crore in 2014-15 financial year and is now eyeing a Rs 50,000-crore turnover in the next five years.

Amul, Mother Dairy not to hike milk prices in near future

Major milk suppliers in the Delhi-NCR region, Amul and Mother Dairy, Tuesday said they do not have any plan to increase retail milk prices in the near future though procurement cost has gone up.