Maharashtra FDA seizes gutkha worth crores

The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration seized gutka by raiding Mumbai and the nearby areas. This action was taken against the sale of Gutka after the ban

Maharashtra FDA seizes gutkha worth croresEven after the ban imposed on gutkha by the state government, it was available at many places. In the areas in and across Mumbai, from April to September, in the span of six months, 46 places were raided by acting promptly acting on the complaints received. Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken this […]

Mumbai doctor starts online petition to ban spitting in public

Spitting is a leading cause behind the spread of communicable diseases like TB, swine flu, avian flu, pneumonia and gastro-intestinal diseases

Mumbai doctor starts online petition to ban spitting in public  In a bid to spread immediate awareness on health hazards caused by spitting, a Mumbai onco-surgeon has started an online petition to ban chewing tobacco / supari / paan in all public places under Indian Penal Code Section 268. Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, Head and Neck Cancer Surgeon at Tata Memorial Hospital, who has been […]