The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) seized a huge amount of expired buns and breads following a raid at the multi-national fast food chain KFC outlet at Badambadi in Cuttack on Tuesday.
While brands and suppliers prepare to cater to the increasing needs, many take advantage of unaware consumers, gaps in demand and supply, weak enforcement measures, and the absence of authentication and traceability policy measures to prevent food fraud.
The thriving unhealthy business of food adulteration in the Millennium City was brought to light once again on Wednesday when the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) seized as many as 10 cartons of putrid eggs while the cargo was on its’ way to a bakery unit at Saanta Sahi from Athagarh.
Cuttack: After seizure of adulterated spices, ghee, edible oil, turmeric powder and other non-food items from Cuttack, a joint team of Commissionerate Police and food inspecting officials of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) recovered more than one quintal of synthetic paneer from a bus during a raid on Wednesday. The spurious paneer was reportedly seized by […]
Bhubaneswar: Are you planning to buy groceries from your neighbourhood Kirana store? Wait! Here is a statutory warning for the consumers in Odisha. On an average, in every 100 food samples tested during the last three years in the State, as many as 21 have been found adulterated/misbranded (means either unsafe or unguaranteed quality). More […]
Cuttack: Malgodown police in the city unearthed yet another big food adulteration unit in the area for the second consecutive day creating horror among consumers who are now flummoxed at discovering how many of their day-to-day food items are in fact laced with toxins. The rampant food adulteration by unscrupulous businessmen in the Silver City […]
Bhubaneswar: The special squad of Commissionerate police on Saturday busted a fake tobacco products manufacturing unit at Mahadevnagar near Jharpara here in Bhubaneswar and arrested three persons in connection with the incident. The crackdown is part of the ongoing drive by police to put a check on the manufacture and sale of adulterated products in […]
Balasore: An exclusive investigation by OTV revealed gross violation of food quality standards and blatant adulteration in one of the most widely used food condiment, tomato ketchup. The visuals, possessed by OTV, of the detailed tomato sauce production process at a food processing unit named Coastal Food Products at Nijampur in Kamarda of Balasore district […]
New Delhi: Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said he has written to Chief Ministers of all states asking them to take measures to check food adulteration and sale of substandard jewellery during the festive season. “This is festive season and people buy a lot of sweets as well as jewellery. But […]