food adulteration | The Daily Star
  • President Abdul Hamid

    Stop food adulteration or face music

    Warning against adulteration and fraudulence, President Abdul Hamid yesterday said businessmen involved in such practices would be punished.

  • Minimum age of freedom fighters Gazette illegal says High Court

    Wage war on food adulteration

    Urging the prime minister to declare a war on food adulteration, the High Court yesterday directed the government to immediately remove from the market the 52 food items that have been found substandard by Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution.

  • Minimum age of freedom fighters Gazette illegal says High Court

    PM should wage war on adulteration: HC

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her government should declare a war against adulteration of food, the High Court says.

  • Eat healthy to stay healthy

    The government has fixed a list of foods for the students of secondary schools across the country and circulated it to all the educational institutes concerned to ensure proper physical and mental development of the young learners.

  • antibiotics in poultry feed

    Worrisome state of food safety

    Earlier this year, this paper published a report on the widespread use of meat and bone meal (MBM) in poultry feed which can cause

  • Food adulteration

    Govt takes step to check food adulteration during Ramadan

    The government takes a number of initiatives to check adulteration and contamination in foods, particularly in iftar items and fruits, as chemical contamination with mixture of toxic ingredients and unapproved colours in foods goes rampant during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • 'Heavy Metal' in Imported Fish: Samples sent for retest

    Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) sent samples from 81 tonnes of Shad fish for retest in the face of objections raised by the importers of the consignments after the laboratory tests identified heavy metal in the fish.

  • A satiric voice against food adulteration

    Bangladesh Cartoonists' Association (BANCARAS) is holding a three-day three day Cartoon Fest (from October 12-14) at Dhanmondi's Drik Gallery, addressing a pressing social issue that affects us all: food adulteration and its adverse effects.

  • 24 jailed by DMP mobile court

    A mobile court of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has sent 24 persons to jail on different terms in Khilgaon area of the capital, a DMP press release says.

  • Food adulteration: Nasim slams inspectors

    Health Minister Mohammed Nasim heavily criticises Bangladesh’s sanitary inspectors saying they are not playing due role in curbing food adulteration and contamination while addressing the 8th One Health Bangladesh Conference in Dhaka.