Food Safety and Vigilance officials conducted a series of raids at godowns and small-scale food processing units which brought to light widespread adulteration, inferior quality food, and adulterated edible oil and artificially ripened fruits being supplied to the city of Vizianagaram. Continue reading
Food Safety Officer Manish Swami said that more than 50% of the collected mithai samples had food colours in excess and in around 20 samples, food colours were found to be in excess. Continue reading
Lately, news reports the world over have been talking about the new obsession for “raw water”. Silicon Valley, home to the best in food and drink, has been seeing a surge in demand for unfiltered water.
Raw water is basically “unfiltered, untreated, un-sterilized spring water”, which is becoming the rage and this craze is spreading all over the world. This ‘raw water’ has been selling for as much as £45 for 4.5 litres, and prices are only going to be rising in the coming days. Continue reading
Kellogg’s Choco Fills are Centre-Filled Pillows with chocolate inside.
Kellogg;s Choco Fills are sold as a breakfast cereal, and are quite popular amongst kids and adults alike.
The primary ingredients seem to be flour from 3 grains, oils and sugar. The sugar content is very high at 30 percent of the product by weight at 9 gm per 30 gm pack.
Cereals or foods with such high sugar content are not suitable as a breakfast or meal replacement. It is unhealthy and unsafe to have cereals with high sugar content as a frequent breakfast for children or adults. High sugar consumption will lead to a host of lifestyle diseases.
Our recommendation is that even healthy kids and adults should eat this very sparingly and occasionally as a dessert and not as a breakfast or meal replacement. Continue reading
Lattes got a sprinkle of glitter dust in early November 2017, when reports emerged about shiny gold and holographic-looking “diamond cappuccinos” made at Coffee by Di Bella in Mumbai.
Looking like latte art made with a melted disco ball, these highly instagrammable coffee creations prove that it may be wise to leave the coffee alone. These glitter lattes have spread like wildfire to U.S. cafes from Bellevue, Washington to Sarasota, Florida. Continue reading