Maha FDA issues notice to Ayurvedic, Homeopathic drug makers, over misleading advertisements 

The FDA has seized seven other equipment to be advertised for increasing the size of the human sex organ. With this, it has served notices to those who promote and advertise these products

Maha FDA issues notice to Ayurvedic, Homeopathic drug makers, over misleading advertisements The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has seized Ayurvedic and Homeopathy medicines worth Rs 20 lakh The FDA slapped notices to as many as 167 drug manufacturers, who made false claims to cure diseases like diabetes, obesity, Asthama, and impotency FDA says through misleading the advertisements, manufacturers are promoting products, which are likely to […]

‘Health check-ups a must for food delivery boys,’ states Maha FDA

The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cracked the whip, directing all the online food delivery companies to conduct a medical examination of the food delivery boys

‘Health check-ups a must for food delivery boys,’ states Maha FDAThe Maharashtra FDA has written a letter to all the online food delivery giants to adhere to the orders. According to FDA, the order has been issued as a precautionary measure to make sure that food is being handled by the delivery boys who are not suffering from any disease. Feeling hungry? No worries, just […]

Pune: Do not collect food from eateries violating norms: FDA warns online good companies

According to FDA officers, for the last two months, they have noticed violations in the quality and hygiene by online food delivery apps.

Pune: Do not collect food from eateries violating norms: FDA warns online good companiesPune FDA has recently taken action against restaurants and food delivery apps. The FDA officials have sent notices to around 150 restaurants running without proper license. “In the action taken by the department, around 150 were found running without proper FDA license, as per Food Safety and Standards Act,” said Suresh Deshmukh, joint commissioner FDA, […]

UP: Pharmacist Aadhaar linkage mandatory to apply for a new drug store

As per the Drug and Cosmetic Act, the presence of a pharmacist in the chemist shop is mandatory. But, in a number of cases either the pharmacist is not present, or he rents his degree to the shop owner to use for the business. In Maharashtra too, several cases like these have surfaced in the past

UP: Pharmacist Aadhaar linkage mandatory to apply for a new drug storeThe Uttar Pradesh Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a directive to all the chemist to link the Aadhaar number of the pharmacist as soon as possible. The UP FDA has made it mandatory to link the Aadhaar of the pharmacist while applying for the new drug license or the renewal. The decision has […]

Thane Police writes to Maha FDA, asks them to take action upon fake pharmacists 

As the scope of investigation in connection with the bogus pharmacist racket widens. The Maharashtra Police has written a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to act against the fake pharmacists

Thane Police writes to Maha FDA, asks them to take action upon fake pharmacists Quite recently, The Maharashtra police arrested four pharmacists who were operating on a fake D.Pharm degree in the state, allegedly procured from a college in Delhi. As per the sources, degrees obtained from pharmacy colleges from Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh are under the scanner The Thane Police has now written a letter […]

Pune: Around 7, 500 chemist to protest against illegal e-pharmacies

On January 8, a protest ‘Hallabol’ will be organised by the Pune-based chemists. Around 7,500 chemists will submit their demands to the commissioner and Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Pune: Around 7, 500 chemist to protest against illegal e-pharmaciesIn its bid to protest against online pharmacies, the Chemist Association of Pune District (CAPD) have arranged a protest meet in Pune on January 8. A protest ‘Hallabol’ will be organised on Tuesday. Around 7,500 chemists from Pune will submit their demands to the commissioner and Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The members of CAPD […]

Maha: FDA makes registration and licenses compulsory for sale of cosmetics

Currently, the FDA has the right to keep a hold on the cosmetics companies only. Accordingly licensed companies are registered with the FDA. But there is no restriction on cosmetics vendors. In this regard, the FDA administration is planning to take an important step by registering the license holder vendors and making license compulsory for unlicensed vendors

Maha: FDA makes registration and licenses compulsory for sale of cosmeticsCosmetic industry is booming and there is an increase in the sale of cosmetic products. Often, fake products are sold under the name of a renowned brand at a lesser price. Though, the consumers buy it but it can have a negative impact on health. Under Drugs and Cosmetics Act, cosmetic manufacturing companies are registered […]

Diwali: Maharashtra FDA begins crackdown upon shops to curb food adulteration

As the festival of lights is just around the corner, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has initiated a stringent campaign to clamp down upon food adulterators in the state

Diwali: Maharashtra FDA begins crackdown upon shops to curb food adulterationRecently, the FDA had inspected and seized more than 19,000 litres of adulterated milk from five entry points to Mumbai Now, as part of an on-going drive against the milk and food adulteration in Mumbai. The Maharashtra Food and Drugs Department has begun a survey on the food manufacturing shops in Mumbai. On October 19 […]

#HealthOfKerala: Nurses from JJ Hospital play supporting role in treating patients

A special team of nurses accompanied the team of 100 doctors from Maharashtra; the male nurse helped the doctors in treating the patients and dressing the wounds of the people in relief camps. It was a rewarding experience for them as they dealt with situations they wouldn’t have faced in their day-to-day medical careers

#HealthOfKerala: Nurses from JJ Hospital play supporting role in treating patientsThese male nurses expressed that it was a fulfilling experience for them, through which they not only learnt many things, but also gained practical knowledge in dealing with patients going through trauma caused by a natural disaster. Mahesh Jadhav, Yuvraj Patil, Nilesh Bidaye, Kiran Sathe, Dharmesh Patel, Mangesh Pandav, Ram Kate, Animesh Gaikwad, Sebin Anthony […]

#HealthOfKerala: Team of 100 doctors from Maharashtra return home

The team of doctors from Maharashtra engaged in providing medical relief to flood-hit people. The medical team comprised of doctors from Mumbai’s state-run based JJ Hospital and Sassoon Hospital, Pune

#HealthOfKerala: Team of 100 doctors from Maharashtra return homeThe team of around 100 doctors and paramedical staff from Maharashtra left for Kerala on 20 August to help the flood-affected people. The doctors have after nearly completing a week, after providing medical relief and treating over 20,000 patients. The team included general physicians, gynaecologists, paediatricians, ENT doctors, surgeons and preventive social medicine specialists. They […]
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