Doubts raised over food safety in India
CAG report reveals gaps in the working of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
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Junk food monster: Every bite of your favourite snack can be lethal FULL COVERAGE
We lose an indigenous plant variety every 24 minutes
Lack of market pushes farmers away from local crops, say experts at Bhubaneswar food sovereignty meet
Demand for energy-dense food declines in Mexico following tax imposition
Households with low socio-economic status purchased 10.2 per cent less taxed food than expected
There is no escaping the ubiquitous 'kanhi' in Kerala
First food Recipes: Uncommon recipe Pepaal Ka Raita
Peepal or Ficus Religiosa is a native tree to India. Hindus and Buddhist consider peepal a holy tree. Leaves of peepal have an unique place in …
Biotechnology for food security: more hope than hype
A range of biotechnological approaches, including both traditional ones like selective breeding and fermentation techniques, and modern ones such …
Migration and Food Security: challenges and opportunities for India
Migration towards urban centres is a critical trend that will shape food security and nutrition in the near future
An urban garden which produces 17kg of fruits and vegetables per day
Not just vegetables, this permaculture urban garden has fruit trees as well
Growing your own food is the new gold
I wanted to grow healthy food for my family, but got much more in my journey
Food and nutrition securities are often overlooked
There are systematic correlations between household income, education level, local governance and food security
'Pulses contribute to diversified diet and are a potential source of income'
As we celebrate the declaration of 2016 as the International Year of Pulses, FAO's William Murray discussses their nutritional benefits
‘Food was grown to keep community healthy’
The local system of agriculture produces more healthy and useful food, says Miller
'Worldwide food losses and waste amount to 30-40 per cent of total production'
On the occasion of World Food Day, Rob Vos, strategic programme leader in FAO’s economic and social affairs division, talks about …
'Science is evidence that current American diets are far from sustainable'
Laura MacCleery of regulatory affairs at Centre for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) decodes what the new dietary recommendations on …
‘The jackfruit will definitely become the most sought-after fruit in the coming years in India’
There is no one in the country who has written as extensively on jackfruit as Shree Padre. A farm journalist, Padre has been reporting on …
Good Food: Flavourful Sohphlang Curry
Sohphlang is a tuber which is native to khasi hills in Meghalaya. It tases like water chestnut is very popular among the tribal communities. It …
Good Food : Nutrition-rich stir fried Mocha (banana flower)
Banana flower is called Mocha in Bengali language. This flower has been a part of various cuisines in india which includes Kerala, Tamil Nadu, …
Fresh comes calling
A few e-shops are changing the way wet markets operate by offering fresh, chemical-free fish, poultry and meat at the doorstep. Will they be able …
Permaculture: Rosie and Peter's Assagao Kitchen Garden and Food Forest
What does it take to design a permaculture kitchen garden? Peter Fernandes recounts his experience of growing a food forest using permaculture.
First Food: Celebrating the India's Food Biodiversity
Down to Earth combined with Chor Bizarre, an Indian restaurant chain to celebrate an evening of traditional yet unique foods of India. Chef Rajiv …
Food safety: How to detect adulteration in milk in 2 minutes
These are easy steps to detect adulteration in milk that can be done at home. This video describes how to detect adulteration of water, starch …
Food Safety: See if the honey you are having is genuine!
These are easy steps to detect adulteration in honey that can be done at home.. The steps are prescribed by the Food Safety and Standards …
Importance of permaculture for Indian agriculture
Clea Chandmal is the founder of Permaculture Ways. She teaches permaculture to farmers and also designs agriculture spaces using principals of …