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Mar 22, 2019
Filmfare Awards 2019: FDA demands explanation on why tobacco brand is chief sponsor, threatens strict actionFilmfare Awards 2019 have been threatened with strict action by the US' Food and Drug Administration over a tobacco brand sponsoring the event.
Mar 09, 2019
US regulators green light genetic modification of salmon to make it grow twice as fastThe company behind it may face legal challenges before the Salmon can be sold domestically.
Nov 22, 2018
Maharashtra government to make food adulteration a non-bailable offence; offenders will face life sentencesFood and Civil Supplies Minister Girish Bapat said amendments to the Prevention of Food Adulteration (Maharashtra Amendment) Act will be tabled in the House before the ongoing winter session of state legislature ends.
Jul 13, 2018
Traders in Goa protest crackdown on formalin-laced fish; Assam bans import of seafood after tests reveal presence of carcinogenThe Assam government on 10 July banned the import and sale of fish from other states to prevent use of formalin for a period of ten days following tests samples that showed the presence of the cancer-causing chemical.
Jun 20, 2018
Three children die of 'food poisoning' in Maharashtra's Raigad after consuming meal at house-warming party; 40 hospitalisedThree children died and at least 40 people were hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning after they had a meal at a house-warming party in Maharashtra's Raigad district.
Jun 08, 2018
Apple patents design for a wearable blood pressure monitor equipped with bluetooth and a touchscreenThe iPhone maker's proposed product would reportedly eliminate the need for cardiac-concerned users to go through other third parties.
Jun 02, 2018
E Coli outbreak: 5 dead in the US, romaine lettuce from Arizona likely to be the causeFive people have died in a major E coli outbreak in the US involving romaine lettuce, with 197 cases reported across 35 states, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Mar 28, 2018
CAG slams FDA for shortage of drug inspectors, firms and their licence renewalThe country's apex auditor CAG has slammed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency of the Maharashtra government, over the shortage of drug inspectors in the department and a host of other issues.
Mar 07, 2018
Maharashtra government bans sale of gutka in state, plans to make it non-bailable offenceThe Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Legislative Council that sale of gutka, banned in the state, would be made a non-bailable offence.
Jul 30, 2017
Smartphone-based medical device to deliver detailed ECGs to doctorsThe device created in US can monitor heart rhythm of cardiovascular patients and transmit electrocardiogram (ECG) to doctors through their smartphone.