According to a shocking piece of news, it appears that 80 percent of Indian eateries do not have the safety license, which they require in order to operate. Now the Government, the FSSAI, and the Food and Drug Administrations are scrambling to grant licenses. But will that help?
India is far worse than any other country in the world in terms of early deaths from communicable disease, which is clear from the image. Much of the disease occurs due to contaminated water, contaminated food and poor hygiene.
Nutrition security is a pressing need, and I agree with the suggestion in an article on Outlook India that we should have a separate ministry of food security and nutrition.
A new reason to cook your meat to “well done”! Cook your food well or you may fall sick. For salads it’s wash well with potable water. For meat and fowl, it’s not only wash well and keep refrigerated, but also cook really well. For people in India who love chicken,
As I had suspected earlier, widespread contamination of the brinjal (eggplant) crop has occurred already. As an article in today’s Hindustan Times shows, the Government clearly does not have the ability to control the contamination of crops with GMO seeds, or to reverse the damage.