Milk adulteration: FDA to inspect 13 dairy companies across Maharashtra

On October 17, surprise checks were conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on milk tankers entering Mumbai. On the five toll nakas, which are crucial entry points to the city, namely Vashi, Airoli, Dahisar, LBS and Mulund, investigations were done on 227 tankers. In the course of this investigation, 9,25,000 litres of milk was checked for adulteration out of which around 19,250 litres milk was found to be adulterated

Milk adulteration: FDA to inspect 13 dairy companies across MaharashtraThe 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 […]

Parents, is your child eating fake chocolate?

The Food and Drugs Department (FDA) Maharashtra has seized bogus chocolates worth Rs 18 lakhs. The chocolates have been seized from Masjid Bunder in Mumbai. The FDA has sent the seized samples for testing

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 […]

Ganapati Bappa’s Mahaprasad on Maharashtra FDA’s checklist

The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will keep a vigil on the Mahaprasad, which is distributed during Ganesh festival at Ganapati pandals. This is being done to keep a check on food safety 

Ganapati Bappa’s Mahaprasad on Maharashtra FDA’s checklistThe FDA has given strict orders to all the food inspectors to keep a close watch on the food, sweets or Mahaprasad which is being prepared during this festive season A number of cases have been reported in the past, that to make small monetary gains shop owners use adulterated food items. FDA inspectors will […]

World Blood Donor Day: Issues plaguing blood donation  

On the eve of International Blood Donation Day on June 14, the country is facing four problems which require attention, which the layman needs to aware about

World Blood Donor Day: Issues plaguing blood donation  At one end, there is wastage of blood while at the other end there is dearth of blood supply. While there are new apps for blood donors being developed each year, there also are those who operate ‘paid’ blood donation in the country. While hospitals are overcharging for blood, the government authority has no power […]

Maha: FDA to carry online inspection of hospitals, chemists

The state government has taken a stern step to in order to curb corruption within the Food and Drugs Department. The government has directed FDA officers to file their report to the senior officers online in real-time. For this, FDA officers have been given a tab which they have to carry while doing the inspection. They also can click photos and share those with the senior officer to maintain the transparency

Maha: FDA to carry online inspection of hospitals, chemistsIn order to curb corruption and to bring transparency in the Food and Drugs Department, the Maharashtra state government has distributed tablets devices to drug inspectors to be carried while performing an inspection. As many as 100 tablets have been distributed with by the hands of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday, April 03.  The […]

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 […]