Food adulteration Current Affairs, GK & News

MP approved Penal Law (Madhya Pradesh Amendment) Bill, 2021

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has approved the “Penal Law (Madhya Pradesh Amendment) Bill, 2021” on February 26, 2021. This bill was approved in order to give life imprisonment to food adulterers in states. Background In the month of December 2019, an awareness rally organised in Bhopal to fight against the adulteration. The rally witnessed the participation ..

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IIT Guwahati: Paper based sensors for faster assessment of milk freshness

The IIT-G on November 13, 2019 has developed paper-based sensor to make assessment of freshness of milk by simple and instantaneous method. The method can be used to check the quality of milk at the point of milk collection ans also in home kitchens. Concept The method detects quantity of ALP (Alkaline Phosphate) in the ..

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FSSAI notifies standards for honey and its products to curb adulteration

Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSAI) has notified food safety standards for honey and its products in bid to curb adulteration. These standards will be applicable to both domestic manufacturers and importers. It will help farmers to fetch better prices for their products. Key Features of new standards It defines honey as natural sweet substance ..

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