Government to Test Chilli Powder, Baby Products of Famous Brands in India

  • FSSAI requests states to collect powdered spice samples. 
  • This follows Hong Kong and Singapore’s orders to withdraw four spice mixes from MDH and Everest due to high ethylene oxide levels. 
  • FSSAI also collects baby formula samples to ensure they conform to Indian standards. 
  • FSSAI plans to examine lab reports from samples before an in-house subject expert committee. 
  • A consolidated report on spices is expected to be released in 25 days.
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