HC nixes pleas against ethephon use on fruits
The Times of India Hyderabad|January 23, 2022
Brushing aside the objections over the directions issued by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) that permitted the use of ethephon for artificially ripening fruits, the Telangana high court has upheld the usage of this gaseous substance and dismissed three petitions that questioned the decision of the FSSAI.
SagarKumar Mutha

Hyderabad: A bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Abhinand Kumar Shavili in its judgment also upheld the guidelines issued by Telangana and said that ethylene gas coming out of ethephon was far safer than the dangerous carbide gas that was being used till now to ripen the fruits.

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