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    Govt must keep food chains safe for humans, cattle, poultry

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    CHROMIUM beyond the permissible limit in fodder, as the report of a study that the Institute of Public Health released in February finds, can have...

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    Fodder contaminates animal protein

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:21am on March 09, 2019

    Fodder remains a major contaminant in animal protein as authorities continue to ignore scientific evidences....

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    A new technological revolution in food

    Luke Eastwood | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2019

    BACK in 1968 The Population Bomb, by Paul and Anne Ehrlich, created a sensation with its predictions of famine and Malthusian disaster. Ultimately their predictions...

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    Agribusiness is the problem, not the solution

    Jomo Kwame Sundaram | Updated at 12:00am on March 04, 2019

    FOR two centuries, all too many discussions about hunger and resource scarcity has been haunted by the ghost of Parson Thomas MalthusMalthus warned that rising...

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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...