With popular cookery shows promoting the use of liquid nitrogen as safe in preparing food, recent reports are saying that it could be a health hazard, causing the Kerala food safety department to issue an order banning its use in food products. Continue reading
The rotten meat case that received nation-wide attention, and put many residents of Kolkata off of meat, has now reached the Kolkata High Court. Continue reading
India’s food safety regulator, the FSSAI, has proposed placing a ban on advertisements of food products containing high levels of fat, sugar and, salt, which are targeted at children. Continue reading
Food Safety watchdog FSSAI is set to release new parameters to maintain the purity of honey sold in India. According to reports, the new standards would include 20 parameters to ascertain the purity of honey.
These standards are focussed on the amount of sugar concentrate in the honey, by testing its purity according to C4 and C3 norms. Continue reading
A baffling new order passed by a judge in Los Angeles, saying that Starbucks and some 90 other coffee sellers have not warned customers about the presence of a toxic compound called Acrylamide which is produced when coffee is roasted, has been causing a furore among coffee lovers around the world. Continue reading