food adulteration

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.

June 30, 2019
June 30, 2019

Stop food adulteration or face music

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

May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019

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.

May 12, 2019
May 12, 2019

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.

April 27, 2019
April 27, 2019

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.

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

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

May 17, 2018
May 17, 2018

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.

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.

October 14, 2017
October 14, 2017

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.

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

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.

March 29, 2015
March 29, 2015

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.