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 […]

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Maha: 27 drug suppliers lose the license, over illegal sale of drugs meant for defense and government hospital

Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has canceled licenses of 27 drug suppliers from Mumbai, Pune, and Raigad  According to the FDA officers, these drug suppliers were illegally distributing drugs meant for the defense personnel and government hospitals in the open market  The FDA had carried out multiple raids on different locations in Mumbai and […]

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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 cracks whip against top toothpaste brands for misleading advertisements

Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has initiated action against the leading toothpaste brands in Thane, Maharashtra.  The action has been taken in connection with the misleading claims made by the toothpaste manufacturers through advertisements.  The FDA seized goods worth Rs 4.69 crores in the raid, and the action will be initiated against the brands, […]

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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 […]

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Milk adulteration: FDA to inspect 13 dairy companies across Maharashtra

The Maharashtra FDA has taken action against 227 tankers which were carrying adulterated milk. After this shocking revelation the FDA and state government have turned their attention toward the milk plants and dairy companies in the state. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Pallavi Darade, Maharashtra FDA Commissioner said, “Now, in order to prevent any […]

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Parents, is your child eating fake chocolate?

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Almost everyone, regardless their age can’t resist this temptation. Chocolate is our weak point. But, are the chocolates which we are eating safe? Are your kids having unadulterated chocolates to eat? This question had risen due to the recent action, which was taken by the Maharashtra FDA against the fake chocolate […]

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