Campaign being planned against unsafe protein powders in gyms in Karnataka

While protein powders authorized by the Department of Food Safety are considered safe, Health Minister K. Sudhakar said that awareness will be created on low quality and unsafe protein powder.

While protein powders authorized by the Department of Food Safety are considered safe, Health Minister K. Sudhakar said that awareness will be created on low quality and unsafe protein powder.

The Karnataka government will launch a special campaign to create awareness among fitness enthusiasts who frequent gyms about the ill-effects of uncontrolled and unsafe consumption of protein powders, Law and Parliamentary Minister JC Madhuswamy and Health Minister K Sudhakar said. informed the assembly.

Responding to a question by Satheesh Reddy (BJP) during Zero Hour, the minister said steps would be taken to check illegal sale of protein powder in gyms.

Gym users consume the powder as dietary supplements to increase muscle mass. While protein powders authorized by the Food Safety Department are considered safe, Mr. Sudhakar said that awareness will be created on low quality and unsafe protein powders.

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