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However, none of the 19 samples lifted by the Food Safety Department tested positive for formalin at their lab in Guindy, authorities claimed. more-inA few samples of fish lifted from a couple of hotels in the city have tested positive for formalin. It also said that formaldehyde was not permitted as per the Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2011. On watchAfter reports of formalin in fish surfaced, hotels have been on the watch. A source at one laboratory said that of 30-odd samples collected, 5 to 6 showed traces of the chemical.