Rujuta Diwekar is at it again. She has put up a post on Facebook (screenshot below). In her post, while praising traditional Diwali sweets’ virtues, she implies that traditional and home-cooked food is superior merely because it is traditional or home-cooked. This is a DANGEROUS misconception!
The FSSAI’s compliance platform will undoubtedly ease things a bit for eateries in routine compliance documentation. However, I am afraid it will do nothing much to improve safety or reduce the corrupt inspector raj. The obnoxious harassment and bribery will continue, and become worse with these universal safety compliance requirements.
India has a serious hunger problem and an even worse nutrition problem. The Indian government is failing its people. All our neighbors are doing a better job. Source: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/india-ranks-94-out-of-107-nations-in-global-hunger-index-categorised-serious-2311582?pfrom=home-topstories
Speaking at an online event organised by the FSSAI to celebrate World Food Day, India’s Union Health Minister, Dr. Harshavardhan, declared that the Government intends to make India trans fat free by 2022. This is one year ahead the global target set by the World Health Organisation. However, at foodnetindia,