Bangladesh Food Safety Authority

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.

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Harmful sodium compound found in molasses

Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has found the presence of harmful sodium hydrosulphite or dithionite in the palm and sugarcane molasses produced in 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.

June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019

'Cases filed against companies of 52 substandard food items'

Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has lodged 52 separate cases against the companies of the 52 substandard food products as per the High Court directives, says a counsel for the BFSA.

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

Lead, bacteria in milk, curd

Bangladesh Food Safety Authority yesterday submitted a test report to the High Court and said it found harmful elements in most of the 190 samples of raw and packed liquid milk, curd, and fodder. The samples were tested at the National Food Safety Laboratory.

January 19, 2019
January 19, 2019

What's the colour of your eatery?

The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has come up with a grading system for restaurants on the basis of quality of food and overall hygiene of the establishments.

May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018

Use of Chemicals in Fruits: Recent drives draw flak

Participants at a workshop organised by Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) yesterday said it was necessary for the concerned bodies to coordinate their activities so that proper assessment on the use of chemicals in fruits was ensured.

March 18, 2018
March 18, 2018

'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.

February 2, 2018
February 2, 2018

Stepping up fight for safe food

People can expect a strong grip on contaminating food and its marketing as Bangladesh Food Safety Authority is gearing up its activities in a coordinated manner to ensure food safety from farm to plate.

January 22, 2018
January 22, 2018

BFSA orders Lactalis milk off shelves

Bangladesh Food Safety Authority has ordered withdrawal of all powdered baby milk suspected of salmonella contamination after French company Lactalis notified the issue to the authority last week.

January 21, 2018
January 21, 2018

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.