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Tag: Fssai

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FSSAI Approval For Hemp Seed, Oil As Food Source Stirs Debate In Odisha

The hemp seed and its products can only be sold as food or used as an ingredient in a food for sale subject to conforming to the standards laid out by the food regulator.

A long jump: Odisha 4th in Food Safety Index
Odisha Gains Big In Food Safety Index: Jumps To 4th From 13th in 2019-20

In a quantum leap, Odisha has secured fourth place in the country, leaving behind big states like Maharashtra

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Bakery In Bhubaneswar Raided Over Food Safety Concerns

A bakery located in Kharvela Nagar area of Bhubaneswar was raided on Tuesday for violating food safety norms. A team of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials led by an officer of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) conducted the raid.

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Bird Flu: Properly Cooked Poultry Meat, Eggs Safe To Eat, Suggests FSSAI
Bird Flu: Properly Cooked Poultry Meat, Eggs Safe To Eat, Suggests FSSAI

New Delhi: A document issued by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India suggests that proper cooking inactivates the bird flu virus present inside meat and eggs. In view of the bird flu scare in the country, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a guidance document on “Safe handling, […]

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Food Authority To Launch PAN India Surveillance Of Khoa

New Delhi: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is set to launch a nationwide surveillance across the country to check the quality of Khoa or mawa– a milk-made object widely used in making most Indian sweets. The move is being taken following reports of adulterated Khoa being manufactured and marketed across the […]

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FSSAI Launches Drive Against Adulteration In Edible Oil

New Delhi: Food safety regulator FSSAI has decided to intensify its crackdown against the sale of adulterated edible oil with pan-India surveillance. A quality survey has been conducted across the country between August 25-27 across all states and Union territories. The nationwide survey was carried out with over 4,500 samples covering a total of 16 […]

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In Odisha 55% of milk substandard, 9% contains cancer compound: FSSAI

Bhubaneswar: Milk is the ambrosia for life but not the varieties on offer in Odisha, be it processed or raw milk. A massive 55 per cent of milk on sale in Odisha market are severely quality affected, when the national average has been 41 per cent. As many as 105 samples from a total of […]

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Is Odisha turning a safe haven for food adulterers?

Bhubaneswar:  For the food adulterers, Odisha is seemingly a soft State.  The oft popping up of synthetic milk, eggs or rice has been an outcome of State’s lax implementation of the Food Safety and Security Act. Even when 2 in every 10 samples in the State were found to be adulterated and when nearly 4 […]

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Regulatory, industry bodies say salt brands safe to consume

New Delhi: As allegations and concerns have cropped up over the safety of major Indian salt brands, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) have refuted the concerns that the major salt brands contain alarming level of potassium ferrocyanide. The FSSAI tweeted: “Ferrocyanides are used as anti-caking […]

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Liquor bottles need to carry warning message from today

New Delhi: All liquor bottles will need to carry cautionary messages such as “Drinking is injurious to health” and “Don’t Drink and Drive” on their labels from April 1, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said on Monday. The food regulator has issued directives making mandatory for alcoholic beverage bottles of up […]

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Food licensing & registration system made online

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today launched the online registration and licensing system for Food Business Operators (FBOs). Inagurating the facility, Health and Family Welfare minister Pradip Kumar Amat said the online Food Licensing & Registration System (FLRS) enables the FBOs to apply for license or registration by paying appropriate fees, uploading supporting documents, track the […]

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