‘Hunger Games’ seems to be the latest hot topic of discussion among politicians today, with PM Modi saying recently that some people sleep well only after spreading pessimism all round. Rahul Gandhi responded to this by highlighting that India has slipped to 110th among 119 countries in the Global Hunger Index of IFPRI. The GHI is based on four measures i.e. undernourishment, under-5 child mortality, stunting (shortness for age) and wasting (low weight for height) of children, which basically means a nutrition report on hunger. Continue reading
According to a new study, India will see the highest growth rate in antibiotic usage in food animals between now and 2030. 4,796 tons of antibiotics will be fed to animals if regulatory authorities do not step in.
A lid on the high amount of antibiotics administrated to the animals, and a price hike in veterinary antibiotics could help India big time. Continue reading
A Chennai hotel is facing the consequences of serving food garnished with a cockroach. K Mageswaran had ordered a dish for his daughter in the hotel run by the Adyar Ananda Bhavan group and was left stunned to find a cockroach in it. He promptly informed food safety authorities and also shared pictures and a video on WhatsApp. Continue reading
A recent survey conducted by Geological Survey of India (GSI) has found that raw food items sold in most city markets in Kolkata have lead concentrations far above the permissible limit and can permanently damage key human organs. Continue reading
Crax Corn Rings Chatpata is popular among kids and they often eat snacks like this in large quantities. The product is primarily made of corn meal with salt and spices and deep fried in Palmolein oil. Continue reading