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FSSAI Organises National Consultation On Milk Fortification

The consultation brought together around 35 private dairies and 10 State Cooperatives

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India Bets Big On ‘Eating Right‘

E-commerce food aggregators and delivery platforms need to be more vigilant and work assiduously towards complying with the guidelines listed by FSSAI.

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Committed to food safety and good nutrition, Government strengthens FSSAI

On Monday, Ministry of Health and Family issued orders creating 493 additional posts for the Authority

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Lindstrom To Launch Its First Clean Room Service In Pune In March 2018

Lindstrom India, a subsidiary of Lindstrom Group, a Finnish workwear service company which has completed 170 years of its existence, is the only organized rental workwear services company in India. Juha Laurio, President & CEO, Lindstrom, Finland & Anupam Chakrabarty, Managing Director, Lindstrom, India, speak to BW Businessworld on the launch of their first clean room service in Pune in March 2018, the new opportunities in healthcare, food sector and how does Lindstrom support sustainability

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Building Partnerships Globally And Internally With Stakeholders Integral For Food Safety: Ashish Bahugana, Chairperson, FSSAI

"The global approaches to food safety, the significance of alignment to global standards, the scientific approach to regulation of food safety and the importance of global partnership needs to be highlighted. In order to benefit from other countries, the questions to note are- is India going the right away, the mutual equivalence of regulatory measures and best practices from global standards,” Preeti Sudan, Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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Huge Economic Benefit Of Investing In Food Safety: Martien Van Nieuwkoop, Director, Agriculture, World Bank

"We are conducting a study on the economics of food safety in India. There has been great progress in India with respect to ease of doing business, but food safety is not explicitly included in the rankings of ease of doing business," Martien Van Nieuwkoop, Director of Agriculture, World Bank

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Food Safety Continues To Be Our Primary Responsibility: Pawan Agarwal, CEO, FSSAI At World Food India 2017

"We at FSSAI would like to play a supportive role for the food processing industry for this transformation. We are merely six years in operation, under the integrated food safety law in the country," Pawan Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer of FSSAI

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Indians Are Not yet Willing To Pay For Premium Organic Food, ICRIER Study

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) does not have a proper guideline for organic products imports. This makes organic imports often imported in India as conventional products. There is uncertainty in India, related to labelling and standard of the products

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India Do Not Use Excessive Crop Protection Chemicals

Global production of major crops has increased significantly and it is somehow driven by plant science innovations like pest control products

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Indian Nutraceuticals Market May Grow To $10 Billion By 2022

The growth in nutraceuticals - food and drinks which have potential health benefits - is seen largely driven by the modern days consumer lifestyle that is impacted by faster pace of life, taking a toll on health and wellness.

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Food, Drink Giants Plot Fightback As Government Looks To Tighten Rules

Alarmed by rising rates of obesity and diabetes, the government plans to frame draft rules within a month requiring manufacturers to display the fat, sugar and salt content of products on packaging

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FSSAI Makes Public Draft Standards On Instant Noodles

Minister of State for Health Faggan Singh Kulaste said the standards specify the raw materials that can be used for manufacture of noodles and seasoning provided with the noodles along with the quality and safety parameters of the final product

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Bread Contains Cancer-causing Chemicals: CSE; Health Ministry Orders Probe

Bread samples in Delhi contained cancer-causing chemicals, a study released on Monday said, prompting the Union Health Ministry to order a probe

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Supreme Court Seeks Response From Nestle India On FSSAI's Plea

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from Maggi noodles manufacturer Nestle India Ltd and Maharashtra on a plea filed by food regulator FSSAI against the Bombay High Court verdict lifting ban on nine variants of the fast food and asking the company to go for fresh tests

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Nestle India Says Its Products Are Safe After New UP Test 'Confusion'

In tests conducted by a government lab in Uttar Pradesh, samples of Nestle's pasta product were found to have lead content beyond permissible limits

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