Fresh 'n' fruity
'Cockroach milk is rich in proteins, fat and sugar'
Down To Earth speaks to Sanchari Banerjee, an author of a study on a unique species of cockroach's milk, which is the new superfood
Handy testing kit
Ever wanted to find out whether there is urea in the milk you consume or if oil of argemone has found its way in your mustard oil? Rasoi Kasauti, …
A case for stuffing
Food production accounts for 15% fossil fuel use, as big oil locks in dependence on petroleum-based pesticides
The fossil fuel usage in fertiliser production is expected to increase significantly through 2050
'New GMO directive provides necessary legal framework to complex issue'
The European Commission says that with the directive, it has listened to the concerns of many European citizens, reflected in the positions …
Designer food raises storm
The American government's announcement that genetically engineered food will not be tested or labelled has caused much concern among the people.
Handful of agrifood giants control global food markets, warns report
Food barons report finds China, India & Brazil are reordering global food chain; but retaining global North's extractive models
Sri Lanka delays imposing a ban on GM foodstuffs
Nepal battles poor food safety standards
Pramod Koirala is the spokesperson for the department of food technology and quality control of Nepal. He was in Delhi recently to attend a media …
Packaging that melts
'Failing to support GM crops single most damaging element for growth'
The European Association for Bio-Industries (EuropaBio) says the decision by 16 EU nations to opt out of GMO crop cultivation has taken away the …
JUMBO FAST FOOD
COVID-19: Around 45 mln pushed into global food insecurity, says FAO report
Around 33 million reside in South and South east Asia, remainder in sub-Saharan Africa