News & Media 10th May 2024

Why contaminated foods can easily enter your kitchen

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Sweta Rajan Partner | Mumbai

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India’s regulatory framework for food testing undeniably needs capacity-building to ensure compliance with domestic and international standards. There is also a need for strong punitive measures and penalties for non-compliance and to make test results public.

The recent article “Why contaminated foods can easily enter your kitchen” authored by Ashish Pandey from Economic Times with insights from our Partner Sweta Rajan talks about the urgent need for food regulators to have better testing, penalties and transparency considering the recent ban imposed by HongKong’s food  regulator on a certain spice mix of two brands containing alleged presence of carcinogenic additives in certain samples.

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