Whither food security?
IN THE FAMINE TRAP·Devinder Sharma·The Ecological Foundation in association with UK Food Group· London·1997
Forced role reversal
Bread, values and politics
The forthcoming World Food Summit must ensure that the umbrella of food security also extends to encompass the Southern nations' poor
Think before you drink
Studies confirm energy drinks like Red Bull can be unsafe. India yet to limit their caffeine content
Centre bans gutkha
Activists, health experts are sceptical; pin hope on Supreme Court’s verdict on smokeless tobacco
No regulations for cosmetics, drugs in US
McDonalds' UK promotes sustainable coffee
Content labelling norms flouted in 48 per cent packaged food items
Survey finds nearly three-fourth food items do not display salt and sodium content on packets
The POPs treaty
A historical chance to get rid of some of the most toxic substances known to humans
Not in true spirit
GM food debate hots up again
Gilles-Eric Seralini, one of the first scientists to warn the world about the dangers of genetically modified food, counters pro-GM scientists in …
कृषि में कितनी मात्रा में हो नाइट्रोजन का उपयोग, वैज्ञानिकों ने दिखाई राह
जब नाइट्रोजन का एक बड़ा हिस्सा फसलों द्वारा उपयोग नहीं किया जाता है, तो यह नाइट्रेट के रूप में भूजल, नदियों, झीलों आदि में ...
जंक फूड क्या है? क्यों यह हमारे लिए खराब है?
जंक फूड प्रसंस्कृत खाद्य पदार्थ है जिसमें पोषक तत्व न के बराबर होते हैं, अक्सर इनमें नमक, चीनी और वसा की मात्रा अधिक होती ...
Why climate change studies on rice production are important in Wayanad
Area under rice cultivation has been declining rapidly in north Kerala district between 2004-05 and 2018-19
African ministers call for accelerating actions towards achieving food security
They advocated mainstreaming cross-cutting issues such as gender, nutrition and climate change post-COVID-19
COVID-19: ‘Inadequate food for children, pregnant women at Delhi Anganwadi centres’
Half-kg panjiri, 250-gm groundnuts being supplied to beneficiaries instead of nutrition kits, claimed Anganwadi workers in letter to Delhi …
Are eco-friendly products really any good?
Eco-friendly products come with thick wrapping and an expensive price tag not everyone can afford.
Traditional seeds need to be conserved for organic farming
At the 19th Organic World Congress, more than 55 groups have come together to call for the conservation of indigenous seeds and shunning GM crops
CSE welcomes FSSAI’s ban on potassium bromate
The FSSAI has convened a meeting of its scientific committee on June 28 to discuss the use of potassium iodate in food
All You Need to Know about Your Bread
A new study by Delhi-based non-profit Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has shown that 84 per cent of bread and bakery samples collected …
UN urges stronger response to address El Niño impacts
More than US $2.4 billion are needed for current El Niño responses and currently there is a $1.5 billion gap in funding
Uttarakhand to introduce its own food security scheme
Move follows Centre's refusal to allocate additional foodgrains to the state to implement food security Act