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|
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.