food safety

Two year old swallowed firecracker hidden in bag of chips

By | December 15th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Iashvili Hospital. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The National Food Agency calls on parents to be careful during the Christmas period after a two-year old accidentally swallowed a firecracker hidden inside a package of sweet corn chips. The boy didn’t notice the firecracker among the chips and swallowed it. […]

Suspicious meat seized in Tbilisi

By | July 3rd, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

(National Food Agency.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The National Food Agency in Georgia on Thursday seized 200kg of suspicious meat at the Dezertirebi market in Tbilisi. According to the short statement, Beka 2015 Ltd had prepared for selling the meat, however some of it didn’t have a seal […]

Life threatening fish sold in large quantities

By | June 12th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The investigative service of the Finance Ministry has found that a company produced and sold smoked fish in violation of all hygienic and sanitary standards. Criminal charges have been brought against Tengiz Tsikaridze, who owns Donato Ltd, a company […]

Two veterinarians accused of fraud, approved unchecked meat

By | April 2nd, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

Deserters market, where the unchecked meat was sold. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Finance Ministry’s Investigative Service on Thursday detained two veterinarians in Tbilisi for fraud that allowed potentially dangerous meat to get through to consumers. Veterinarians Khvicha Bichiashvili and Mamuka Mzhavanadze are charged with […]

200 children in Tbilisi suffered food poisoning

By | February 14th, 2013|Categories: Society|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Nearly 200 children were poisoned at Tbilisi kindergartens in November, 2012. According to the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the reason was bad quality products. Representatives of the National Food Agency say that sanctions have […]