In a study by the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), a nationally-accredited agency by the FSSAI for testing the quality of fish, toxic E coli was found in seafood samples collected from retail markets, fish farms and landing centres in Ernakulam district and neighbouring areas. Continue reading
ITC forayed into the digestive biscuit segment with the launch of this product to take on its rivals Britannia and Parle.
The product claims to be added sugar free and maida (refined wheat flour) free.. However, the product delivers 497 calories per 100 grams and as it has 22.7 grams of fat (200 calories), the rest of it is coming from wheat flour, maize starch and corn flakes. I.e. 300 calories per 100 grams of biscuits comes from simple starches like the ones found in Maida. Continue reading
Cornitos Nacho Crisps Tikka Masala by Greendot Health Foods Ltd is a popular snack.
Snacks like these are often eaten in large quantities in India and can be problematic because they then end up delivering a large dose of salt, simple starches and fats. The salt content in this snack is 186 mg per serving of 28 gm and high salt consumption is not recommended for people at risk of high blood pressure and heart ailments. Continue reading
Haldiram’s is one of India’s most popular brand of sweets and namkeens.
Haldiram’s Orange Soan Treat is a traditional Indian mithai. With a sugar content of 10 gm per serving of 21 gm of the mithai, it is extremely sugary and certainly not recommended for diabetics and obese people.
The foodnetindia rating for this product :-
foodnetindia safety rating : 2 (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unsafe to very safe)
This food is getting a poor safety rating only because of the very high sugar content. Continue reading
The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) informed the local food business operators that they could get registered on the VMC’s official portal. They would have to do so before August 4 as per the latest directives from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Continue reading