Mumbai: FDA destroys 19,000 kg of contaminated ice

In in its campaign to find contaminated ice, which the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) carries out each summer, the FDA raided 39 places and destroyed around 19,000 kgs of contaminated ice. Since the last two months, the FDA had investigated these places. Consuming foods using contaminated ice can have hazardous consequences on the health […]

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Follow guidelines or face strict action: Maha FDA to online food companies

Maharashtra FDA has issued guidelines for online food delivery companies. The FDA has directed all the online food delivery portals to adhere to these guidelines. A few days back, FDA officers held a meeting with online food giants to address the issues related to food safety. In September 2018, the Maharashtra Food and Drugs Administration […]

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FDA to take action against chemist who sell medicines on homeopath doc prescription

Yet, homoeopathy doctors prescribe allopathy medicines. So far, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) used to conduct an investigation on the homoeopathy doctors if they would prescribe or stock allopathy medicines. But now, the person selling the medicine at the chemist will be investigated upon, if they are found guilty of selling allopathy medicines sold […]

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Maha: FDA releases a healthy food menu for children, urges schools to implement it

Based on the guidelines, which are prepared by an expert group constituted by FSSAI under the direction of the Delhi High Court against the Writ petition, FDA Maharashtra Department has formulated the standard guidelines to be followed by the school/college authorities to ensure availability of wholesome, nutritious, safe and hygienic food to the students of […]

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Two arrested for providing fake certificates to students for pursuing D. Pharm degree

It was revealed that a private organisation was involved in training and teaching pharmacists. This organisation provided fake certificates to students who did not pass HSC and SSC. They forged these certificates so that the students could go to other states and do the D. Pharm course. The Thane Police received this information and started […]

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Maha: FDA cracks whip on homoeopathy docs purchasing large quantities of allopathy medicines

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has slapped a notice to the homoeopathy doctors in Dombivali. The notices have been served as it has been found that the homoeopathy doctors have purchased allopathy medicine in large quantities. The FDA has served notices to 25 doctors and has launched an investigation to know whether their degrees […]

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Mumbai: Central railway bans sale of lemon juice and kala khatta at its stations   

The Central Railway on Wednesday, March 27, issued an order to ban the sale of lemon juice (nimbu pani) and kala khatta on the railway platforms. The railway authorities have given direction to all the food stall owners in the station premises to stop the sale of the juice and drinks. From Thursday, March 28, […]

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