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Report of FSSAI on Seized Items

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
08-December-2015 13:31 IST

Report of FSSAI on Seized Items

As per information made available by the States/Union Territories to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, 74010 food samples were analyzed during 2014-15. Out of these, 14599 food samples were found to be adulterated or misbranded.

Details of action taken by the State Government concerned are as under:-

No. of Cases Launched No. of Convictions/ Penalties
Criminal Civil Convictions Penalties/ Amount raised in Rupees
2676 7860 1402 2795/ Rs.10,93,87,214

The data regarding cancellation of licences by States/UTs and arrests made are not maintained centrally by the food Safety and Standards Authority of India or the Department of Health and Family Welfare.

The Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

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MV/BK

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