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Food & Beverages: Adulteration & Toxins

A Look At The Most Harmful Food Articles Endorsed By The Celebrities

Jun 15, 2021 Satyendra Garg

A 1.25 Litres bottle of soft drink will have approximately 135 grams of added sugar, having about 540 empty calories.

A New Twist To A Chinese Honey Trap

Dec 03, 2020 Saumya Kalia

Major brands lacing honey with huge amounts of deadly Chinese sugar syrup which govt tests can't detect, says the Centre for Science and Environment


Conflict Of Interest Impairs Tie-Ups Between Food Industry And Its Regulator

Scientific panels of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) have been once again populated with ‘experts’ who have links with the food and beverages industry

Over 1000 kg Of Adulterated Khoya Seized From Delhi’s Wholesale Market

Aug 12, 2019 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

During festivals, demand for dairy products such as khoya, paneer grows manifold and farmers in collusion with middle-men exploit it by producing artificial products with harmful chemicals.


7 June, 2019, The First Ever World Food Safety Day – Special Welcome To India!

Food Borne Diseases emanate from a variety of reasons, mostly concentrated around compromised standards of food safety. FBD are infections of the gastrointestinal tract caused by consumption of harmful toxin (bacteria, parasites, viruses, or chemicals) contained in foods or beverages.

08 April, 2019

Why Using Recycled Cooking Oil Can Land Vendors In Jail

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Unfortunately, lack of awareness along with greed to spend less on food production encourages a lot of unauthorised agents like scrap dealers to collect used cooking oil and mix them with the fresh one.


12 February, 2019

Chennai Man Finds 'Blood Stained Band-Aid' In Food Delivered By Swiggy

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking to Facebook, the customer narrated his ordeal that he faced after ordering food through the Swiggy food delivery app.


09 February, 2019

60 People Die In UP, Uttarakhand After Consuming Adulterated Liquor

Outlook Web Bureau

Saharanpur authorities on Friday night said 42 people were still being treated, but none of them was in a serious condition.


03 January, 2019

SC Revives Case Against Nestle's Maggi, Seeks Damages Of Rs 640 Crore

Outlook Web Bureau

In the petition filed before the NCDRC, the ministry had charged that Nestle India has mislead consumers claiming that its Maggi noodle was healthy -- 'Taste bhi healthy bhi'.


26 November, 2018

Another Needle Incident In Strawberries In New Zealand

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the second such incident in New Zealand since the scare was sparked in September, when more than 200 reported incidents of needles hidden in strawberries were reported in Australia.




28 November, 2017

'Samosa' Healthier Than Burger, Finds CSE Study

Outlook Web Bureau

"Fresh food contains none of the chemicals present in ultra-processed food," said the report.



23 October, 2017

Raw Food Items In Kolkata Have Alarming Lead Levels, Finds Study

Outlook Web Bureau

Samples of raw food items like polished rice, red lentil (masoor dal), red spinach, chicken, fish (without scales), biscuits, spice (cumin seeds) and a common medicinal herb showed high lead concentration.



15 September, 2017

Over 150 Students Fall Ill After Consuming Mid-Day Meal In 4 Odisha Schools

Outlook Web Bureau

The affected students have been admitted to government hospital at Biswanathpur after they complained of vomiting, loose motion, nausea and stomach pain.



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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

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