Same product, same sample, same batch. But take them to two different government labs for analysis, the results will vary by up to 766 percent or about nine times.
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court yesterday cleared the way for Akij Food and Beverage Ltd (Farm Fresh Milk) and Pran Dairy Ltd (Pran Milk) to produce, distribute and sell their pasteurised milk.
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court clears the way for Akij Food and Beverage Ltd (Farm Fresh Milk) and Pran Dairy Ltd (Pran Milk) to produce, distribute and sell pasteurised milk.
The High Court yesterday ordered the authorities to stop production, distribution and sale of pasteurised milk of 14 companies for the next five weeks.
The High Court directs the authorities concerned to stop production, distribution, sale, purchase and consumption of pasteurised milk of 14 companies for the next five weeks over presence of antibiotics and lead in the milk, which are harmful for human body.
Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) yesterday filed cases against 10 companies after finding harmful heavy metals in their pasteurised milk.
Amid a controversy over laboratory test reports on milk, the High Court yesterday directed Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution to test pasteurised milk, produced by 14 companies, at four laboratories within a week.
Dhaka University researchers have once again found antibiotics in milk available in kitchen markets and grocery shops after conducting their second round of study unveiled yesterday.
The High Court directs the food secretary to get the test report from the expert committee on pasteurised milk and to submit it (report) before this court in a month.
A recent study conducted by ICDDR,B in 18 upazilas of Bogra, Gaibandha, Nilphamari, Dinajpur, Joypurhat, Rangpur and Sirajganj on the prevalence of bacteria in milk has found evidence of high level of bacteria, which make 77 percent of all pasteurised milk unsafe for human consumption.