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  • Tushar Thomassen

    FOOD SAFETY: Lessons from Denmark

    If you visit a food court in Copenhagen, you will notice smiley icons at the entrance of restaurants. You see a paper with a smiley symbol posted on the door on the right top corner. Below the symbol is written the word “Elite”.

  • 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

  • Pesticides Residue in Milk

    Lead, pesticides in milk

    A government-commissioned study has found in raw cow milk excessive levels of lead, regular consumption of which is harmful to human health.

  • Lactalis Group

    BFSA orders withdrawal of all baby milk products

    Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) orders withdrawal of all products of powdered baby milk suspected of bacterial contamination after the French company, Lactalis, notified the issue to the authority.

  • Get more manpower to ensure safe food

    A two-day food safety conference rounded off yesterday calling on the government to set local food standards in line with

  • Processed Food: Govt to ensure safety by 2021

    The government aims to make processed food producers comply with set standards so that safe food could be ensured by 2021.

  • Dangerous toxins in food chain

    Fifteen major food commodities were tested at various stages of production over an eight-month period between November 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016 at the National Food Safety Laboratory.

  • Wheat imported from Brazil ‘not rotten’

    The food ministry says it tested the wheat imported from Brazil and did not find any grain that is “rotten” or “unfit for human consumption”.

  • Maggi-Noodles

    Nestle to destroy noodles worth $50m

    Nestle says it will destroy more than $50m worth of its hugely popular Maggi noodles, following a ban imposed by India's food safety regulator.

  • Maggi noodles row: Case against Amitabh, Preity

    Case is lodged against Nestle India over safety standards of its Maggi product, while actors Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta are dragged to court for promoting brand.

  • Benefits from safety net programmes

    A two-year joint research carried out by the World Food Programme and the International Food Policy Research Institute has come up with some interesting findings on how to improve the benefits of safety net programmes (SSNPs) being run in the country.