Regulations on used cooking oil come into effect; plans afoot to convert it into bio-diesel
FSSAI has rolled out new standards for used cooking oil and it is exploring possibility of using it as feedstock for biodiesel production
‘Biodiversity is integral to maintaining food security’
National Biodiversity Authority representative underlines importance of all food crops at Chennai meet
Agricultural transformation vital to produce 50% more food in 2050
In sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, agricultural output would need to more than double by the middle of the century
Brexit may trigger inflation in UK, widen trade deficit with EU
UK’s dependence on EU for imports and collapse in the value of British pound might affect cost and availability of food products
Nobel Laureates pitch in for a hunger-and-violence-free world
Four Nobel Laureates will advise the FAO on ways to strengthen the link between peace and food security to promote sustainable development
Should we ban celebrity endorsement of junk food?
The impact of such restrictions has been reported to be significant
At the recieving end
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Genetically modified food: Whose health, whose business
People are concerned about the possibility of eating GM food. Can we not expect the government to ensure that they have the right to choose?
Coimbatore street vendors audited by food safety officials
Audit part of the ‘Project Clean Street Vendors’ initiated by FSSAI in March 2016
Parliament committee proposes no increase in foodgrain entitlement in Food Security Bill
States given the responsibility of expanding food security net to cover more households
Rising popularity of artificial vanilla puts Kerala farmers in distress
Vanilla is said to be the world's most popular flavour. As much as 40 per cent of the world's ice cream is vanilla flavoured. Its sweet, mildly …
भारत में हर वर्ष करीब 6.88 करोड़ टन भोजन कर दिया जाता है बर्बाद
देश में हर व्यक्ति प्रतिवर्ष करीब 50 किलोग्राम भोजन बर्बाद कर देता है, जबकि 18.9 करोड़ लोगों को आज भी पर्याप्त पोषण नहीं मिल ...
FSSAI implements ban on colistin use
The food regulatory body came up with the draft of the amendment and directed that it be operationalised immediately
Rs 2 lakh crore: This is what government owes the Food Corporation of India
Without the fund, FCI is borrowing money with a high interest rate; government might not be able to procure foodgrains as expected impacting …
Glyphosate use increased 1500% since genetically modified crops were introduced
Cultivation of genetically modified herbicide tolerant crops relies heavily on glyphosate, a possible carcinogen
Can India achieve its goal to be a zero trans fats nation by 2022?
Not if the food industry has its way. They do not see a link between trans fats and ill health
Tips to check quality of some common foods
Some simple tests to check oil, honey, sugar and other items for adulteration
Reversing food cycle
Processed and packaged food and sweetened beverages have become a part of our life. They have replaced traditional and fresh foods. Food companies,…
Natural and pure?
There is no way one can tell
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मध्यप्रदेश में 40 से अधिक संगठनों ने इस अभियान के तहत सरकार को पत्र लिखकर लॉकडाउन की अवधि में खाद्य सुरक्षा और नोवेल कोरोनावायरस के इलाज ...