After the Government of India implemented the one tax policy or GST successfully in the country, it is the the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) which is working on “One-nation, One-food-safety-Law” which aims to standardize the food safety regulation practices in across all states. Continue reading
In a country where every fifth adult is addicted to gutkha and khaini, while 100 million people smoke cigarettes and bidis, the government has proposed some strict regulations to check the situation.
In a bid to reduce tobacco abuse in India, the Central Government has proposed that shops selling tobacco must register with the local civic authority, and they cannot sell candies and colas to attract non-smokers to their shops. Continue reading
The State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) has requested the Uttarakhand Government to ban junk food sale within 200 meters of schools. It also asked that school and hostel canteens be banned from selling junk food. Continue reading
Food regulator FSSAI has proposed to create a network of food banking partners so that the leftover food from large parties and weddings can be collected and distributed to the hungry. A notification has been drafted by it to create a separate category of food business operators (FBOs) licensed to deal only with leftover food. Continue reading