UGC secretary Jaspal S Sandhu has written a letter to Vice-Chancellors of all Universities, stating that they have observed there are many canteens and/or messes on campuses of UGC recognised educational institutions that are running without a license made mandatory under the Act.
A recent study showed that drinking two or more 200 ml of sugary beverages a day, doubled the risk of developing Diabetes.
It also showed that it did not matter whether the drinks had used sugar or artificial sweeteners as the level of risk of diabetes was about the same. Continue reading
Haldiram’s is one of India’s most popular brand of sweets and namkeens. The product is made of besan or gram flour with a unique Punjabi twist. Continue reading
‘Artificial’ eggs are allegedly being sold in certain parts of Kerala said state Health Minister K.K. Shylaja on Wednesday and added that a probe would be done to find out the truth. She also said that she would ask the Food Safety Commissioner to seriously check the media reports if any such product was available.
It has been alleged that these eggs were making their way into Kerala from Idukki district in Tamil Nadu. The Idukki Medical Officer Rekha also told the media that in the wake of reports on the eggs, she too will probe the matter. Continue reading
Food safety officials in Madurai are making sure that people there have access to good quality food products. With the festive season approaching, people tend to buy sweets and confectionaries from the market where the quality is compromised with synthetic colours, reused oil. Continue reading