A report by the panel on the National Education Policy from Karnataka has recommended that eggs, meat and some other foods should not be given to children as part of the midday meal program. The report alleges that, due to Indians’ small body frames, the excess energy from regular consumption
Caloric Sufficiency Is Not Nutrient Sufficiency! The Government Now Agrees
It appears that the Government has finally accepted that caloric sufficiency does not make a meal nutritious. An inter-ministerial committee has recommended a significant increase in the protein and micronutrient content of midday meals.
Misleading Ads Cost Companies Millions In The USA! Why Do They Get Away With It In India? ￼
Companies that label high sugar products as ‘nutritious’ are finally being taken to court in the US. And are being forced to pay millions in settlements.
The US May Get A Sugar Reduction Law. We Need One Too!
A 20-40 percent reduction in sugar in packaged food and drinks will prevent 2.5 million heart attacks in the US.
FSSAI Compliance Platform Is Unlikely To Improve Food Safety
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.