Category: Food and Health

Forget the Unhealthy Roadside Momos, Make them at Home Instead!

Recently there has been a lot of focus on how roadside momos momos are unhealthy and should be banned due to one of the ingredients used, Monosodium Glutamate (MSG). But these classic Tibetan steamed dumplings have come a long way and

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Study: Milk, or ‘White Poison’!

India is the largest producer of milk in the world but it could be highly toxic for you. According to the results of a study conducted by researchers Brototi Roy and colleagues at Maitreyi College in Delhi, who randomly collected

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Packaged Water from Purifying Plants are a Sham

An investigation by Eenadu, a leading Telegu daily, into the safety of packaged drinking water in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana revealed shocking results. After testing all the water samples that it had collected from the two states at a laboratory,

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Posh Delhi Restaurants Serving Unsafe Food

In a shocking revelation, the Department of Food Safety (DFS) of Delhi found many posh restaurants to be serving “unsafe” and “unhygienic” food. The department officials said that food samples collected from restaurants in Connaught Place which included KFC, Ardor and

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Beware of Those Big, Shiny Vegetables! They May be Toxic

Are those bright and shiny vegetables actually as good as they look? They may have been treated with silicone spray, artificial colours and chemical injections to make them look fresh and delicious. Check out this video to know more  

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WHO: Medicines Sold in India Are Fake or Ineffective!

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 35 percent of the fake drugs sold all over the world come from India, and it also dominates the counterfeit drug market of nearly Rs  4,000 crore. 20 percent of the drugs sold

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Plastic Rice Rumours Create Shockwaves in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh

Stories of plastic rice being sold in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have gone viral, triggering panic among the local residents.

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‘King of Fruits’ May Make You Very Sick

It’s that time of the year to dig into ripe yellow mangoes but think twice before you have them because in countries like India where there is a huge demand for mangoes, they are often ripened artificially with calcium carbide,

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Fake Ghee: ‘Food of the Gods’ Being Adulterated

In India everyone loves to add generous amounts of ghee in their diet but the sale of fake ghee is becoming a menace especially for those living in Baghpat, Badaut, Bulandshahr, and Mathura, in Uttar Pradesh.

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Food Safety Officials Raid Shops Selling Chemically Treated Mangoes

Delicious and ripe looking mangoes are flooding the market across the length and breadth of India. But watch out! These are simply ripe looking and not ripe at all because they have been laced with calcium carbide (CaC2). Responding to

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