A couple of days after the Prime Minister announced the nationwide lockdown, I stepped out to buy a few groceries. I stopped at a small dairy to buy paneer, where I was pleasantly surprised to notice that the shopkeeper put on a pair of disposable plastic gloves before handling my
Closing Liquor Shops During The Lockdown Is A Food Safety Issue
Yes, you read it right. The Government’s decision to exclude liquor from the list of essential items that are allowed to be sold during the lockdown is a huge mistake, and a healthcare disaster waiting to happen.
How To Keep Your Food Safe From Coronavirus
Can we get a Coronavirus infection from food in India? If so, how? And how do we ensure that we protect ourselves?I give you below, three mechanisms by which food interferes with your social isolation (self-quarantine), and how you can protect yourself from COVID-19 in these situations.
There Is Now A Problem With “Export Quality” Food Products Too!
We all know that the adulteration or contamination of food ingredients is everywhere in India.The grain, oils, masalas, dals, milk, and almost everything we buy has a problem. Most have one or more of – excessive pesticide residue, unsafe coloring, contaminants, and adulterants. We knew that goods meant for exports
COVID 19: Coronavirus And Ayurveda
Is there a case for supplementing Coronavirus prevention or management with Ayurvedic therapies, like the Chinese are doing with Chinese medicine? If so, what should they be?Several traditional herbs and compounds enhance immunity or have antiviral properties. There is current scientific evidence for quite a few of them.