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India has been using honey for thousands of years. And right when it needed it the most — Covid season — CSE accused most top brands including Dabur and Patanjali of adulterating.
FSSAI issues statement responding to certain issues of testing methodology raised by CSE that has alleged honey adulteration by major brands.
Brands have denied the allegations of selling adulterated honey but CSE research team says sugar syrups are designed to pass India's food regulatory standards.
The number of honey bee colonies have gone up from 20 lakh to 30 lakh between 2014 and 2016, while exports have increased nearly ten-fold.