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Nov 30, 2018
HD Kumaraswamy requests Goa to lift ban on import of fish, says Karnataka will ensure traders comply with FDA regulationsThe Goa government on 10 November announced a ban on import of fish into the state for six months against the backdrop of a scare that formalin, a potential cancer-causing chemical, was being used to preserved fish.
Oct 01, 2018
Manohar Parrikar to delegate more power to his cabinet colleagues after 10 October, says Goa ministerParrikar (62) is undergoing treatment at New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) since mid-September.
Aug 04, 2018
Formalin scare: Goa government lifts ban on import of fish from other states, continues vigil on border check postsThe fish import ban was imposed in Goa last month in the wake of formalin scare and it was lifted Friday night.
Jul 20, 2018
Goa Legislative Assembly adjourned as Opposition creates ruckus over issue of formalin-in-fishThe House could not transact any business as the speaker had to adjourn it five times due to the ruckus created by Congress members with the demand that they be allowed to move an adjournment motion and take up the issue of formalin-in-fish.
Jul 18, 2018
Manohar Parrikar bans fish imports in Goa till July end after formalin scareThe move comes after the Goa Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) had earlier confirmed the presence of the organic compound in fish imported from other states.
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 27, 2018
21,600 kg of formalin-laced fish seized in Kerala under Operation Sagar Rani: All you need to know about the carcinogenFormalin is a form of formaldehyde, which is classified as a carcinogenic to humans. It contains 37–40% formaldehyde, and is used in mortuaries and labs.