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Indian principal on the run after 22 students die from school lunches – CNN

July 18, 2013 by


Bihar, India (CNN) — The headmistress of the Indian school where poisoned lunches killed 22 students is on the run. Local police chief Sujit Kumar said authorities are looking for the principal, who was not named, and her husband for questioning. The students started vomiting soon after their first bite of rice and potatoes Tuesday […]

At least 20 kids die after eating free school lunch in India

July 17, 2013 by


by Annie Banerji, Reuters PATNA, India – At least 20 children died and dozens were taken to hospital with apparent food poisoning after eating a meal provided for free at their school in the Indian state of Bihar. Police said the children, aged eight to 11, fell ill after consuming a lunch of rice, soybean […]

Fake inspectors a problem in India too

March 19, 2012 by


by Doug Powell It’s not just the greater Atlanta-area where wannabies are trying to trade on the rock-star status of public health inspectors. In India, the Oshiwara police have arrested two men for allegedly posing as Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials and trying to extort Rs 50,000 from a bakery in the area. Police […]

Most milk in India contaminated or diluted.

January 11, 2012 by


People in India may think twice before gulping down a glass of milk after the country’s food safety regulator found most samples collected in a survey were either diluted or adulterated with products including fertilizer, bleach, and detergent, Reuters reported January 10. The study, conducted in January by the food safety and standards authority of […]

When is a food recall not a food recall? California calls it consumer warning. Be aware.

March 25, 2011 by


Editor’s note: It came to our attention that the product was not listed on this blog.  US Food Safety has corrected the problem. Apparently,  California is dancing around food recalls. Could it be because of the budget cuts? After all,  recalls cost money. With the sorry state of the California budget,  maybe a food recall […]