The FSSAI recently came out with safety guidelines and tips for washing and storing fruit and vegetables during the covid 19 crisis. One of the most important tips in these guidelines is to wash fruits and vegetables with potable water. This is quite possibly the first time that the FSSAI
The world can easily feed 10 billion people using much less land than what’s used for agriculture today.
Indians are buying highly contaminated food items. Almost everything is affected, whether it be grain, vegetables, fruit, daals, or others. The stuff available in Indian stores has much higher levels of harmful pesticides compared to developed countries.
Most of the traditional Indian varieties of vegetables and grain are dead and no longer available in the markets. Nutrition in vegetables and grain has also declined. There are hundreds of traditional varieties of various types of grain. But even a well-educated person today, in any Indian city, can only
CNN has published a list of the most contaminated fruits and vegetables that you could buy in a supermarket in the developed world. Are things different in India? I would argue that it is much worse in India.