Hashem Foods Ltd

More human remains found two months after Hashem Food factory fire

The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of police Thursday recovered more human remains from Narayanganj’s Hashem Food and Beverage Factory premises

Fire service men carry remaining parts of a charred body in a bag as fire rages at a factory building of Hashem Food and Beverage Ltd. in Karnagop area of Rupganj in Narayanganj on 9 July 2021

Narayanganj factory fire

24 bodies handed over to families after 26 days

The process of handing over the bodies of workers—killed in fire at Shezan juice factory in Rupganj of Narayanganj— to the relatives has resumed at around 2:00pm on Wednesday

24 bodies handed over to families after 26 days

Rupganj factory fire

45 DNA-matched bodies to be handed over from today

Identities of three of the 48 bodies recovered in the same state from the same floor could not be ascertained from DNA matches

Burnt objects at the ground floor of the factory of Hashem Food and Beverage Ltd in Karnagop area of Rupganj in Narayanganj on 9 July 2021

Rupganj factory fire

Hashem Foods chairman, two sons granted bail

Narayanganj sessions judge Anisur Rahman granted the bail to Hashem and his two sons after the hearing. However, the court denied bail plea of three other accused on the case

Hashem Foods chairman, two sons granted bail

Narayanganj factory fire

CID to investigate case filed over 52 deaths

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been asked to investigate the case over deaths of 52 workers in a massive fire in Hashem Foods and Beverages Limited

Flames rise the morning after a fire broke out at a factory named Hashem Foods Ltd. in Rupganj of Narayanganj district, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 9 July 2021

Narayanganj factory fire

Hashem Foods owner among two sued in labour court

The Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE) has filed a case with the labour court under the labour law against Hashem Foods factory owner Abul Hashem and deputy general ...

Mohammad Abul Hashem, among others, were produced before the court following a four day remand in a case filed over the fire incident that took place in Narayanganj on Thursday last.

52 deaths in Narayanganj fire

CID finds evidence of 'irregularities' in running the factory

GI fences were the barriers on emergency exit to the staircases while flammable chemical substances, fine products and raw materials were stored at the production units

CID finds evidence of 'irregularities' in running the factory

Workplace deaths increase in non-RMG industries

At least 168 workers died in factory fires between 2018 and 7 July 2021. Of them 167 workers were from the non-RMG sector. The fire incident injured more than 300 non-RMG workers and at least 40 RMG ...

Workplace deaths increase in non-RMG industries

Factories do not comply with 60pc of ‘fire safety’ rules

A survey of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishment (DIFE) has revealed a disturbing image as it says the factories in most cases do not follow 60 per cent of the rules required ...

Fire at Hashem Foods Ltd in Narayanganj on 8 July

Safety at the workplace must be given priority

The concerned regulatory bodies seem responsive only when a massive industrial disaster happens. After a few days, the irregularities continue as they were

Safety at the workplace must be given priority
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