Tag: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

CSE Exposes The Rot: From Canola Oil to Silken Tofu, Food Products with Genetically Modified Ingredients Sold With Utter Disregard for the Law

Posted: July 26, 2018 at 10:47 pm   /   Latest News

THE COUNTRY’S leading research and advocacy body — Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) — has red flagged the widespread availability of food products with genetically modified (GM) ingredients. And this illegal business is being conducted through friendly neighbourhood kirana stores without the knowledge of the store owners and, of course, the consumers. The import, […]

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‘Eat Right’ to be the Most Ambitious New National Initiative of India’s Food Regulator

Posted: July 8, 2018 at 10:49 am   /   Latest News, Uncategorized

IN THE EARLY 1990s, when I used to be health writer, Dr K. Srinath Reddy, one of the country’s foremost public health advocates, used to lament the absence of any concern for ‘lifestyle diseases’, especially those that are diet-related and hence reversible, in the public sphere. He would refer wistfully to the Nordic model of […]

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Headless FSSAI Gives Food Business Operators Six-Month Licensing Breather

Posted: February 5, 2015 at 11:34 am   /   Government Policy

Enormity of the number of pending licence applications drives decision as government mulls a comprehensive review of the flawed Act THE Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), under attack from many quarters for messing up the implementation of the already flawed Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, has given an additional six months […]

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