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 …
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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बंजर जमीन पर भी उग जाने वाला यह चावल अंधाधुंध अनुवांशिक छेड़छाड़ से अब तक अछूता है
‘Insect farming can be done efficiently in urban areas’
Down To Earth speaks to Dave Gracer, president of Small Stock Food Strategies, about why insects can be introduced in the diets of non-vegetarians
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किसी जमाने में विदेश से आया जिमीकंद या सूरन गोवा के ग्रामीण इलाकों में लोगों को बहुत पसंद है। हर साल मॉनसून आने से ...
'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
Most baby food products in South Africa have high sugar content
Study sample included commercially available baby foods targeted at children under 12 months and sold in supermarkets and other major retailers …
A cookbook that makes parents' lives easier
A book by a former rural development professional guides parents how to prepare tasty and healthy food for school-going kids
Fortified milk reaching 61 million people across 15 states
This is one of the steps to address micronutrient deficiency among 70 per cent of India’s population
Why kakdi is an ideal fruit-cum-snack during summer
The water-rich fruit is popular among both farmers and consumers as it requires little inputs, grows quickly and is healthy