The Delhi Government’s Health Department pulled up the operators of Delhi International Airport for not destroying the banned products which were recovered at the airport from pilgrims travelling to Mecca, to avoid tensions in Saudi Arabia. Continue reading
The animal welfare organisation requested the FSSAI to amend Regulation 220.127.116.11 of the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, 2011, by removing the exemption for dairy products from the definition of “non-vegetarian food.” Continue reading
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
‘Hunger Games’ seem to be the latest fad and a topic of hot 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 rankings are based on four parameters; 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
Food safety inspections were carried out between October 30 to November 3 in all districts of Kerala, following which canteens and messes of ten institutions including schools, colleges and hospitals were closed down on grounds of non-compliance to food safety norms. Continue reading