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    Food safety on the table at world conference

    Agence France-Presse . Addis Ababa | Updated at 01:17am on February 13, 2019

    Food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites and toxic chemicals is a mounting health hazard and a crippling economic burden, a global conference on food safety...

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    Dangerous contamination found in cow milk, fodder

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:38pm on February 10, 2019

    National Food Safety Laboratory of the Institute of Public Health on Sunday raised the alarm about serious microbial, chemical, residual and other contamination in raw...

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    Stop food adulteration: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:39pm on February 03, 2019

    Describing adulteration of food as one kind of ‘corruption’, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said that this ill practice must be stopped at any...

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    Pran fined for ads containing false info

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on January 14, 2019

    A food court in the capital Sunday fined Pran Agro Ltd Tk 200,000 for providing false and misleading information to consumers to sale its olive...

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    Food testing labs test hardly any food in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:21am on January 12, 2019

    The country is immensely lacking in technical capabilities to detect adulteration and contamination in food, leaving public health under severe threat....

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    11 die after eating toxic rice at Indian temple

    Agence France-Presse . New DelhiAgence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:26am on December 15, 2018

    Eleven people have died after eating rice that had likely been contaminated with a toxic substance at a Hindu temple ceremony, a health official said...

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    Unilever buying GSK B’desh for Tk 1,604cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:30pm on December 03, 2018

    Unilever will buy 82 per cent shares of GlaxoSmithKline Bangladesh Limited for Tk 1,604 crore as part of the GSK’s move to divest Horlicks and...

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    Govt to procure aman rice at Tk 36 a kg

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:10pm on November 18, 2018

    The government will procure 6 lakh tonnes of parboiled Aman rice from farmers across the country from December 1.‘The government has decided to procure 6...

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    Food security, food safety still remain a major challenge

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    FOOD security — which entails the adequacy of food, equitable distribution, confirmed supply, fair access and sustained sources, among other issues — and food safety...

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    No one to live without food, home: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:41am on October 05, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said that the utmost goal of her government was to build a country where no people lived without home...