In India, people have become thoughtful about the safety and nutritional value of the food they are eating, thanks to the various food safety controversies going on!
The Toxic Story of Pesticides in India
In India, controversial and banned pesticides are widely used, presumably to increase crop yields, for faster growth, to increase shelf life etc. Pesticides cover a wide range of compounds including insecticides, fungicides, herbicides etc.
How Safe are Your Masalas and Spices?
Indian food is incomplete without the addition of masala powders and spices, but there is a red alert for wide spread chemical contamination in it.
Finding the Perfect Sweetener
With the dual epidemics of obesity and diabetes taking over India and other countries, the blame has been put squarely on sugar to be the cause for it, so the search is still on for the perfect sweetener.
Is Pasteurised Milk safe to drink in India?
Milk is our first, and most basic food. It provides us with nutrients. However concerns have increased about the presence of pesticides even in mother’s milk.