सीएसई लैब रिपोर्ट: पिज्जा, सैंडविच और रैप में क्या खा रहे हैं आप?
#Everybitekills पिज्जा सैंडविच और रैप पिज्जा को मील के विकल्प में स्वस्थ खाद्य आहार के तौर पर माना जाता है, लेकिन सीएसई लैब ने ...
Gopichand’s healthy choice
Gopichand is a national hero because he is the only Indian sportsperson who has publicly shunned endorsing soft drinks
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
Bread makers’ body withdraws potassium bromate; CSE welcomes move
A CSE study found 84 per cent of bread samples in Delhi to contain potassium bromate and/or potassium iodate, two food that may have adverse …
FSSAI halves maximum limit for trans fatty acids in oils
It is now up to the industry to comply with these new standards in the stipulated time
Organic is all the rage. Organic food, cosmetics, clothes and even organic medicines. But mostly it is food. There are speciality stores that …
अगर ये चीजें खा रहे हैं आप तो हो सकते हैं मोटापा, बीपी, डायबिटीज के शिकार
#Everybitekills सीएसई के ताजा अध्ययन में खुलासा हुआ है कि जंक फूड में नमक, वसा, ट्रांस फैट की अत्यधिक मात्रा है जो मोटापा, उच्च ...
New regulations to certify organic food likely to favour big brands
Worse, the government's latest move to regulate the domestic organic market can also push tens of thousands of organic farmers out of business
सीएसई लैब रिपोर्ट: आपके चिप्स और नमकीन में है ज्यादा नमक और वसा
#Everybitekills सीएसई के अध्ययन में पाया गया कि विराट कोहली जिस चिप्स का प्रचार करते हैं, उसमें नमक की मात्रा अधिक है। जानें, आपके ...
Vacuum in governance on genetically modified foods in India
FSSAI has so far dragged its feet on regulating GM foods. Its recent attempt to regulate the industry may do more harm than good as the draft …
International food standards revised; safe limit for lead reduced
Codex standards now also contain a prescribed daily intake value of potassium, a mineral known to reduce the risk of heart disease
FSSAI's scientific panel reconstituted
But members of the panel now designated as “independent consultants” were a part of the panel as representatives of the industry till …
CSE welcomes FSSAI steps to ban use of potassium bromate
A CSE study has shown that 84 per cent of bread samples in Delhi contain residues of potassium bromate and/or potassium iodate, two food …
First World Food Safety Day to outline sustainable solutions
The United Nations has developed a guide to discuss why food safety is necessary and how it could be achieved
Report highlights use of non-approved pesticides in food items in India
Even as studies point out the use of these pesticides in food commodities, coordination gaps between concerned deparments have not been addressed
A bite of cancer?
A CSE study has found residues of potassium bromate and/or iodate in many types of bread. The additives have been banned by many countries for …
Two-minute wake-up call
Nestle's resistance to the nationwide ban on Maggi noodles shows why the country needs an urgent policy on recall of harmful food products
Residue standards for organic food is a step in the right direction:CSE
FSSAI's new regulations for residue standards to certify food as organic is in alignment with international best practices
Reducing the intake of sugar as per the World Health Organization's recommendation is a must to lower the risk of non-communicable diseases
Eat at your own risk
Junk food is bad for health. Its definition tells its inner story—food that is high on calories and saturated fat but low on nutrition.