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BKC restaurant issued notice to cease operations by Maharashtra FDA
Burn-Bar and Kitchen in Mumbai has been issued a cease-and-desist notice by the state Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for multiple hygiene violations. Violations include breaching license conditions, possession of expired products, the presence of synthetic food coloring and failure to properly distinguish between vegetarian and non-vegetarian products. The restaurant failed to provide the required records and analysis reports. The FDA has inspected nearly 200 restaurants since August, and 18 have been temporarily closed. An improvement notice was previously sent to Burn in March, but the necessary changes were not made.
FDA issues cease-and-desist notice to restaurant in BKC
Burn – Bar and Kitchen in Mumbai has been issued a cease-and-desist notice by the state Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for violations of hygiene standards. The FDA found numerous violations, including expired products, synthetic food coloring, and failure to properly differentiate between vegetarian and non-vegetarian products. Despite the notice, the restaurant was open for business. This is the 18th restaurant to be temporarily closed for hygiene violations since August. The FDA plans to revisit the restaurant.
US FDA approves Lilly’s weight-loss drug to compete with Novo’s Wegovy
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Eli Lilly’s weight-loss drug, allowing the company to enter the lucrative weight-loss market. The drug, called Zepbound, will be available in the United States by the end of the year. It was first approved for type 2 diabetes in 2022 under the name Mounjaro and has been used off-label for weight loss. Zepbound’s list price will be $1,059.87, which will be lower than Novo Nordisk’s rival drug Wegovy. The approval was based on a late-stage trial, and Zepbound’s side effects include nausea, diarrhea, hair loss and gastroesophageal reflux disease.