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    Court sends businessman to jail, issues warrant to nab another

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:47am on June 20, 2019

    A food court in the capital on Wednesday sent Shanta Food Ltd’s proprietor vMohammad Iqbal Hossain to jail for producing and marketing soft drink powder...

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    HC directs DNCRP to hold nationwide drive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on June 17, 2019

    The High Court Division on Sunday asked the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection to hold countrywide drive against all sorts of violations of the...

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    FSA chairman Mahfuzul exempted from contempt charge

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:23pm on June 16, 2019

    Chairman of Bangladesh Food Safety Authority Mahfuzul Haque has been exempted from the contempt of court charge after he apologised to the court for his...

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    Most big firms miss 2nd chance to improve

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:48am on June 13, 2019

    Mostly big companies missed even the second chance to improve their substandard food products.‘The findings are very disappointing,’ Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution deputy director...

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    Food regulators’ love for businesses hurts consumers

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:16am on June 02, 2019

    Food regulators’ policy not to hurt businesses has been undermining food safety issues and hurting the consumers in Bangladesh.The recent discovery that 47 companies had...

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    Nasim seeks death penalty for food adulterators

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:48pm on May 27, 2019

    Branding food adulterators as the biggest terrorists in society, former health minister and senior ruling party leader Mohammad Nasim on Monday demanded capital punishment of...

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    Uneatable foods still sold amid weak monitoring by regulators

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:17am on May 27, 2019

    Three monitoring teams of food regulators inspected superstores and a few groceries in the capital in search of 52 banned food products on Sunday only...

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    Unhealthy iftar causes many diseases

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:24am on May 25, 2019

    The habit of consuming unhealthy iftar items during Ramadan is increasing the risk of a wide range of diseases.The fatty, deep-fried, processed, spicy and salty...

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    Chemically ripened mangoes flood city markets

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:17am on May 25, 2019

    Immature, chemically ripened mangoes continue to flood markets in the capital in yet another example of food regulators’ failure to enforce laws and High Court...

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    HC summons BFSA chair

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:47pm on May 23, 2019

    The High Court on Thursday rebuked Bangladesh Food Safety Authority chairman Mohammad Mahfuzul Hoque and asked him to appear before it on June 16 to...