Sale of antimicrobials in bulk to aquaculture farmers a serious concern, urgent measures needed, says fisheries department letter
CSE’s week-long campaign on antimicrobial resistance begins November 18
Stormbreaker: How turmeric can be of value in situations like COVID-19 pandemic
Hero Herb: Why we need to focus more on turmeric
India is reeling under hunger. Will government intervention during COVID-19 help?
Data on nutrition status during COVID-19 could help improve future nutrition programmes in India
What Gandhi teaches the millennials on food and fitness
The cornerstone of Mahatma Gandhi’s attitude towards food was simplicity; food for him was energy and medicine
Blue foods have potential to become more sustainable: Research
Most aquaculture systems have not achieved the levels of efficiency seen in terrestrial food production systems
Around 66% children below 2 years don't get nutritious diet: UNICEF
The diets of children in this age group have not improved in the last decade
Food fudge: What India can do to make its front-of-pack labelling robust
Countries have tried different labelling formats, but warning labels have emerged as the most effective in guiding consumers to ...
Food fudge: The story behind why India still does not have front-of-pack labelling
Seven years, four committees and two draft regulations later, India still does not have a clear labelling system to ...
Folk rice: Researchers spot dozen Indian paddy varieties that can boost nourishment
These traditional varieties of rice are on the verge of extinction from farm fields
Pulse puzzle 2021
The government takes the usual market-regulatory steps every time there is a surge in prices of pulses — the ...
Kenya drought: Half the country to experience food insecurity till December 2021
The drought will put around 2 million people in need of assistance till December
Wheat, rice lost in transit in last 4 years could have fed 82.30 million Indians for a month
The transit foodgrain losses in the period amounted to Rs 1,109.82 crore
Central must connect all states to food scheme for robust PDS: Parliamentary Standing Committee
Only 15 states procure rice, 8 procure wheat as part of decentralised distribution scheme
Banana flour: Karnataka women’s novel idea to avoid wastage
It is a healthier alternative to replace refined flours and can provide nutrition as well as livelihoods
New polyhouse technology to help cultivate off-season crops
Hidden costs of food: UN suggests price restructuring to make healthy food affordable, sustainable
The omission of external costs destroys the environment, heightens food insecurity, health risks and festers social evils
Just what is a ‘healthy diet’? A UN paper explains
New United Nations paper released ahead of Food Systems Summit makes critical points about food nutrition and safety
Several trade-offs impede Zero Hunger goal. A UN report explains why, and how
Achieving SDG2 will require new investments, smoothly functioning trade and changes in consumption patterns, flags UN
Global food systems are not thinking about women. A UN report calls for action
Skewed power structures need to be altered for more inclusive decision-making processes, flagged United Nations ahead of Food Systems ...
Seed extraordinaire: Sabja are rich in fibre, lends to a variety of recipes
Basil seeds are good food that have antimicrobial qualities
Iron rice: Increasing diversity in diet is a better solution to anaemia than chemical fortification
Instead of fortification, the quality of diet should be improved, experts feel
Cool off with koozh
From roadside vendors to hotels, this nutritious beverage and porridge made of local millets is a common sight in ...
African swine fever: Ripple effect across the world
Small farms in Asia are the worst hit by the outbreak, while global pork and feed markets fluctuate with ...