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Human finger in ice cream: FSSAI, FDA inspect manufacturing units

The officials visited the company’s third-party cream manufacturing unit in Indapur and its premises in Hadapsar, and collected samples for tests.

A police complaint was filed by a Mumbai-based doctor for allegedly finding a piece of human finger in the ice cream cone he ordered via a quick commerce platform. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 11:01 AM IST
ByVicky Pathare

Trouble for Indian spices in US: FDA swoops in amid contamination allegations

The US FDA probes Indian spice mix controversy amid allegations of cancer-causing pesticide contamination.

FILE PHOTO: Boxes of Everest fish curry masala are stacked on the shelf of a shop at a market in Srinagar, April 23, 2024. REUTERS/Sharafat Ali/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on Apr 28, 2024 02:18 PM IST

FDA raids juice centre where frozen rat was found in ice block

FDA has issued a “stop activity” notice to the vendor running the food facility for the past four years sans licences as per the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, and Food Safety and Standards Rules, 2011

The officials found that the ice blocks were purchased from a company located at Nighoj village of Ahmednagar. The FDA Pune team has alerted its Ahmednagar counterpart to inspect the ice manufacturing factory on Friday. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 11, 2024 09:47 PM IST
ByVicky Pathare

FDA to conduct inspections of juice bars, ice cream parlours

As per officials, most food operators tend to either adulterate or use substandard quality ingredients to make a quick buck

BM Thakur, assistant commissioner of FDA (Food), Pune Region, said, there are over 200 juice joints and ice cream shops in Pune city apart from the small vendors. (MAHENDRA KOLHE/ HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 23, 2024 06:14 AM IST
ByVicky Pathare

Global fast-food chain restaurants, outlets in Pune found violating safety norms

FDA launched a drive inspecting 529 food businesses in Pune after a popular global food chain in Ahmednagar used cheese analogues without disclosure.

The drive started in October last year covered 529 food business operators (FBO) in Pune region (Pune, Satara, Kolhapur, Solapur, and Sangli district). The outlets were inspected for compliance with the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 05:02 AM IST
ByVicky Pathare
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