The Delhi High Court ordered the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to appoint Food Safety Officers to check the presence of pesticides in fruits and vegetables sold in the Capital. Continue reading
A Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) study claimed that bread contains cancer-causing chemicals. Continue reading
Manufacturers have widely used sodium benzoate as a preservative in fruit juice, carbonated drinks, pickles, etc Continue reading
As the biggest overhaul of US food nutrition labels in more than two decades is more than likely to help improve the diets of the health-conscious, but others may need more convincing. Continue reading
Olestra is a widely used fat substitute, for example in Lay’s Light Chips, Pringles Light chips etc.
Olestra is Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) synthetic fat which is not absorbed as it passes through the digestive system, so it has no calories. P&G suggests that replacing regular fat with olestra would help people lose weight and lower the risk of heart disease. Continue reading