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Food safety authority starts issuing health certificate for food items

The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has started issuing health certificates to facilitate export of food products from the country.

Slow poisoning from food served in printed or used paper

From village to town, printed and used paper is widely used in Bangladesh to serve food, especially street food. But the real question is how safe it is for our health. The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has also warned about using printed paper and polythene for serving oily and warm food, but the implementation of the decision is not properly regulated.

9 judges, among 30, suffer food poisoning after iftar in Pabna

At least 30 people including nine judges fell sick yesterday (April 21, 2022) due to food poisoning after taking iftar at a restaurant in Pabna on Wednesday (April 20, 2022).

November 13, 2022
November 13, 2022

Food safety authority starts issuing health certificate for food items

The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has started issuing health certificates to facilitate export of food products from the country.

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

Slow poisoning from food served in printed or used paper

From village to town, printed and used paper is widely used in Bangladesh to serve food, especially street food. But the real question is how safe it is for our health. The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has also warned about using printed paper and polythene for serving oily and warm food, but the implementation of the decision is not properly regulated.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

9 judges, among 30, suffer food poisoning after iftar in Pabna

At least 30 people including nine judges fell sick yesterday (April 21, 2022) due to food poisoning after taking iftar at a restaurant in Pabna on Wednesday (April 20, 2022).

March 15, 2022
March 15, 2022

Watch what you eat and drink

The majority of the ready-to-consume snacks and beverages like fizzy drinks, chips and fried chicken contain substances harmful for health and are responsible for non-communicable diseases, found local researchers.

March 6, 2022
March 6, 2022

More than half of parents and pregnant women exposed to aggressive formula milk marketing

According to a new World Health Organisation /United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (WHO/UNICEF) report, more than half of parents and pregnant women (51%) have received formula milk marketing, much of which violates international standards on infant feeding practices.

March 3, 2022
March 3, 2022

How much is too much coffee? UK man dies from overdose

A UK man has recently died of caffeine overdose after accidentally drinking a mixture containing caffeine powder worth 200 cups of coffee.

February 24, 2022
February 24, 2022

Not a child-friendly ‘formula’

Last month, when 22-year-old Mitu Dhar was struggling to make her newborn stop crying at a private hospital in Dhaka, as she couldn’t produce enough milk for him, her family members got desperate to get some artificial milk for the baby.

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Nationwide drives against adulterated food underway: Rab

Two days after the countrywide drives against brokers at government hospitals and other establishments, mobile courts assisted by Rab are conducting operations today against unscrupulous traders producing and storing adulterated or substandard foods in unhygienic environment.

August 11, 2021
August 11, 2021

EU lowers limits for toxic metals in baby food, vegetables

Baby food, vegetables, fruit, cereals, meat, fish and other foodstuffs will have to meet stricter limits of cadmium and lead content before they can be sold in the European Union, according to new rules that will be applicable from the end of August.