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    Local food industry must ensure safety, quality

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2021

    AN INCREASE in packaged and processed food import in recent years is worrying on at least two counts. Such an increase in food import is...

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    Safety concern pushes up Bangladesh food import

    Emran Hossain and Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:27am on January 02, 2021

    Imported packaged foods such as bakery and confectionery items enjoy continued high demand as many people have little trust in local products over safety concerns....

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    Safe food remains a far cry in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:42pm on November 20, 2020

    The institutionalisation of safe food eludes Bangladesh as the authorities concerned have failed to transform into actions plans laid out in the law book or...

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    BFSA circulates only bright pictures

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:13am on November 19, 2020

    The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority on Wednesday sent a press release to media, saying that its mobile court during a drive at an outlet of...

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    Govt to formulate policy to limit trans fats in food

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on November 07, 2020

    The government has taken an initiative to formulate a policy to check the use of harmful trans fats in food. The technical committee on trans...

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    Aftab Milk MD lands in jail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:19pm on October 11, 2020

    A Dhaka food court on Sunday sent Aftab Milk and Milk Products managing director Abdul Kayum Chowdhury to jail rejecting his bail petition as he...

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    Burger King apologises over expired food sold in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:29pm on July 17, 2020

    Burger King has apologised to customers in China after state media reported that two of the US fast food chain’s outlets sold expired food in...

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    RAB fine fake ghee supplier Tk10 lakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:45pm on July 11, 2020

    A RAB mobile court on Saturday fined a ghee supplier Tk 10 lakh for storing and selling adulterated and fake Baghabari special gawa products at...

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    World Food Safety Day being observed today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:54am on June 07, 2020

    The United Nations, led by two of its specialised agencies, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, and the World Health Organisation, is...

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    Alpenliebe marketer faces cheating charge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on March 17, 2020

    Bangladesh Food Safety Authority on Monday gave Perfetti Van Melle, an Italian sugar confectionery marketing company in Bangladesh, three days to explain why it should...