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
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
Street food is popular in our country and there are clusters of shops selling street food in different parts of India. Unfortunately, eating street food can lead to serious health conditions, says Dr MP Sharma, chairman, gastroenterology, Rockland Hospital. He said, “Eating contaminated food or water can lead to diarrhoea, typhoid fever, viral hepatitis or even cholera. We frequently get patients who get sick after eating street food or drinking contaminated water.” Continue reading
The fruits and veggies you buy from the market are not as safe as you think but are loaded with toxic pesticides which the farmer has added to protect his crops and also increase yield. Continue reading
For most people the worst thing about a long-haul flight is, the food! Meals on airlines are stomach churning because they are either overcooked or stale. Chef Gordon Ramsay recently revealed that he worked on planes for 10 years and never eats meals on planes because he knows where the food’s been and where it goes, and how long it took before it got on board. Continue reading