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Opinion  /  Published 21.10.21

Some more food for thought

On August 15, during his Independence Day speech, the prime minister announced the mandatory fortification of rice. Although the Niti Aayog termed it as a “game changer”, it also admitted,...
By Arun Gupta, Navdeep Khaira

Opinion  /  Published 17.09.21

Bitter taste: Processed food

Ignorance need not be bliss: it can be hazardous when it comes to food. This is why it is significant that, after eight long years, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has decisively advo...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 11.03.21

Food wastage and hunger

A closer look at the cause of human suffering can yield shocking revelations. The United Nations’s Food Waste Index Report 2021 showed, for instance, that in 2019, an estimated 931 mil...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.12.20

‘Impure’ honey with a China hand

The Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment on Wednesday said its tests had found 77 per cent of honey samples sourced from big and small branded companies in India “adulterated with addi...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 11.10.19

Tea Board warning on adulteration

Tea Board India on Friday warned of legal action against those adding colour to tea.It said there was no provision for use of colour in tea and advised all stakeholders to follow the Food Safety and S...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.19

DC moots farmer co-op for fair price

Farmers in remote areas of East Singhbhum can expect agricultural expertise and sales help from the district administration through a cooperative. To be called the Chamber for Farmers, it would help f...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 18.04.20

Board to conduct quality check on auction teas

Tea Board India has asked producers to produce quality teas, compliant to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) norms, so they can get better prices to minimise losses incurred during ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 17.09.19

How a group shapes food policy

When the Indian government bowed to powerful food companies last year and postponed its decision to put red warning labels on unhealthy packaged food, officials also sought to placate critics of the d...
By Andrew Jacobs/ New York Times News Service

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.20

Eat Right India, says food safety authority

Sir — We are what we eat. With India’s burden of non-communicable diseases growing heavier with time, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has launched the ‘Eat Right India’ moveme...
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 17.12.19

Fast food safe? Take it with pinch of salt

Many packaged snacks and fast food products sold across the country have salt and fat levels higher than thresholds proposed by India’s food safety regulator, the non-government Centre for Science a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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