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'Insects found' in infant milk powder

Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Uttamrao Khobragade on Tuesday ordered withdrawal of Amulspray infant milk powder from Mumbai with immediate effect.Investigations were being......

Nagpur man finds worms in medicines

The Maharashtra Food and Drugs Administration has initiated a probe into the presence of worms in some capsules manufactured by a Goan pharmaceutical company.Live worms were detected in Elferri......

FDA to prosecute Cadbury for insect infestations

A lab report on "insect infestations" in a Cadbury chocolate bar has come out positive, the Maharashtra Food and Drugs Administration said on Monday The report was positive for the presence of two......

Khurshid raises concern over Devyani issue with Kerry

Upset over the Devyani Khobragade episode, India on Wednesday raised with the United States its concerns over "trafficking" visas issued to family members of Sangita Richard, the absconding maid of......

Three-day chemists' strike in Maharashtra called off

Just a day before more than 50,000 chemists owing allegiance to Maharashtra State Chemists and Druggists Association were to go on a three-day strike, the government and the association has patched......

After ban on drug facilities, US regulator comes calling

Margaret A Hamburg, the first commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) to visit India officially, will meet heads of major domestic pharma companies such as Ranbaxy, Wockhardt,......

Maharashtra drug body cracks down on misleading ads

The Maharashtra Food and Drugs Administration has initiated action against manufacturers of medicines and instruments, newspapers, TV channels and cable operators making outrageous claims through......

After Ranbaxy, US FDA turns the heat on Actavis

The US Congressional committee, which is inquiring into the country's Food and Drug Administration's handling of drug-marketing approvals of India's leading drug-maker Ranbaxy, has extended its......

Amul raids open a can of worms

Around 26,500 kilograms of butter, which was seized by the Gujarat government's Food and Drugs Control Administration from the plant of Amul in Anand on Tuesday, has been sent to a government......

Cadbury's 2nd plant under lens

Cadbury India's second plant in Maharashtra is now under the lens of Maharashtra's food and drugs administration. "We are looking at quality control issues in the Thane plant as well. Further, we......

US tighten anti-doping measures

American sport has begun tightening its doping controls as the fight against the designer steroid THG intensifies. Major League Baseball (MLB) and Major League Soccer (MLS) have added THG --......

  People speak for commissioner of food and drugs administration

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Q. Dear Sirs,I have a question to ask. What does the word 'survey' mean in these addresses?Joint Commissioner (Food)Food and Drug Administration, M.S.,Survey No. 341, Bandra-Kurla Complex,2nd floor, Bandra (East), MUMBAI-400051.orAssistant Director ,Drug Control Laboratory (Mumbai)Survey No. 341, Bandra-Kurla Complex,2nd floor, Bandra (East), MUMBAI-400051.Could anybody explain me? Some people told me that 'survey' means a plot, other - cadastral number or department, office... So, there were many different opinions. I hope you will help me! Thank you in advance!
:  A. every city or village is mass of land peace, a need has ome to identify each bit of land to be verified by govt for development purpose n also to...... more

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Larisa
Q. Of late, der has been a spate of complaints in Mumbai about chemists refusing to sell half a strip of drug, even if so prescribed by the doctor. According to the provision of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940, chemists are bound to dispense the quantity of drugs as prescribed, even if its less than a full strip or a pack. The refusal by the chemist to do so can be reported to the joint commissioner, foods and drugs control administration, Maharashtra, who is active in booking and punishing such chemists
Larisa:  A. While I agree that medication should be dispensed with by chemists as prescribed by the doctors, I have found that on many occasions, the date of...... more

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cyrus irani
Q. What is FDA aproval ?what for it is used?
Cyrus Irani:  A. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and is responsible for the safety...... more

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  Web results for Commissioner Of Food And Drugs Administration
FDA issues notices to 72 blood banks across state for overcharging patients

Taking serious cognisance of the complaint that blood banks are overcharging patients for blood, the state Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-fda-issues-notices-to-72-blood-banks-across-state-for-overcharging-patients-2039371
FDA fined only 23 between April-Oct

In a city which has a population of over 1.2 crore according to the 2011 Census, there were only 23 people who smoked in public places in Mumbai... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/smoking-in-public-fda-fined-only-23-between-april-oct/
Gujarat FDCA plans to set up medical device testing lab in the state

The Gujarat Food and Drug Control Administration(FDCA) is contemplating to set up a medical device testing laboratory in the state, soon, if things... ...

http://www.pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=85350&sid=1
Will Sebi ever book a joint secretary?

The government's corporate empire is a big threat to corporate governance in the country N Sundaresha Subramanian | New Delhi November 27, 2014... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/will-sebi-ever-book-a-joint-secretary-114112700092_1.html
- US FDA finalises regulation mandating calorie info on restaurant menus

The United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) finalised rules stating that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in... ...

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