Milk in India is certainly not as safe as the food regulator claims

  31 October 2019

The apex food regulator of the country — Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) — released its final report of the National Milk Safety and Quality Survey (NMSQS) on October 18 this year and gave a clean chit to milk available in India as being ‘largely safe’.

A close look at the report however suggests otherwise. It clearly shows that a substantial proportion of milk samples, particularly processed milk, is unsafe for consumption and it chooses not to inform consumers about these brands of processed milk. It also does not provide important information pertaining to antibiotics in milk.

Authors: Bhavya Khullar, Rajeshwari Sinha
Secure Foods  
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