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    Comprehensive plan must to ensure food safety

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    A BRAZEN disregard for food safety issues has left the country on the brink of a serious public health disaster...

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    BFSA certifies vegetable, fruits free from formalin

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 08:03pm on August 19, 2017

      Vegetable and fruits have no formalin as there is no scope to adulterate vegetable and fruits by mixing formalin, a harmful chemical, said Bangladesh...

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    Insufficient relief forces many flood victims to starve

    Mahamudul Hasan and KM Golam Rabbani . Kurigram | Updated at 01:06am on August 18, 2017

    Insufficient relief was forcing most of the flood victims to starve in many parts of the remote flood affected areas in Kurigram district. During visits...

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    Inflation drops to 5.57pc in July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:02pm on August 09, 2017

    The country’s point-to-point inflation dropped by 0.37 percentage points to 5.57 per cent in July from that of 5.94 per cent in June driven by...

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    155 tonne govt rice seized

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:28am on July 19, 2017

    The Rapid Action Battalion on Tuesday detained five people, including a food official, and seized 155 tonnes of government rice, allegedly stolen from a government...

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    Aus, other crops damaged by floods in north

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2017

    Floods submerged aus and aman crop fields, as well as aman seedbeds and standing jute and vegetable crops in 16 northern and northeastern districts, according...

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    Grassroots café fined for insect in food

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:12am on July 13, 2017

    Grassroots Café was fined by National Consumer Rights Protection Directorate on Wednesday after an ‘insect’ was found in their meal served in its Uttara branch...

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    A world in trouble: drought, war, food, flight

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2017

    SIX years ago there were fears of a transnational famine developing across much of eastern Africa. At least 11 million people were at risk in...

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    21 Bangladeshi food items with BSTI certification to enter India without test

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on July 08, 2017

    Indian high commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Saturday said that Bangladeshi exporters could export 21 food items, certified by Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution, to...

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    Food system focused on increased production, not nutrition: discussion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on July 06, 2017

    Food system in Bangladesh was focused predominantly on increased food production, not nutrient-rich foods, experts said on Wednesday...