Admitting that the Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) findings about chicken being fed on antibiotics were “alarming’ but also something that public health experts have long suspected, the

Several outbreaks of trichinellosis associated with the consumption of raw pork have occurred in Laos since 2004. This cross-sectional study was conducted in four provinces of northern Laos to investigate the seroepidemiology of trichinellosis in the human population and determine the prevalence and species of Trichinella infec

Water and land resources are under increasing pressure in many parts of the globe. Diet change has been suggested as a measure to contribute to adequate food security for the growing population. This paper assesses the impact of diet change on the blue and green water footprints of food consumption. We first compare the water consumption of the current diets with that of a scenario where dietary guidelines are followed.

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) lab study found residues of antibiotics in 40 per cent of the samples of chicken that were tested.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday mooted a more broad-based and inclusive approach for a ‘second green revolution’ aimed at augmenting grain production in a sustainable manner.

This report sets out to integrate three important issues related to food. It asks what changes to diets and food-related behaviours could:

• Improve the ‘healthiness’ of the average diet of the UK population.

• Reduce emissions of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change.

• Use less land globally.

The Committee on Petitions of Rajya Sabha under the Chairmanship of Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari, MP, presented its Hundred and Fifty-first Report to the Rajya Sabha on 13th February, 2014 on the petition praying for review of Meat Export Policy.

This twentieth edition of the Agricultural Outlook published jointly by OECD and FAO provides market projections to 2023 for major agricultural commodities, biofuels and fish across 41 countries and 12 regions. In a special focus on India, the Outlook projects sustained food production and consumption growth, led by value-added sectors like dairy production and aquaculture.

The production of animal-based foods is associated with higher greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than plant-based foods. The objective of this study was to estimate the difference in dietary GHG emissions between self-selected meat-eaters, fish-eaters, vegetarians and vegans in the UK. Subjects were participants in the EPIC-Oxford cohort study. The diets of 2,041 vegans, 15,751 vegetarians, 8,123 fish-eaters and 29,589 meat-eaters aged 20–79 were assessed using a validated food frequency questionnaire.

The aim of the report was to understand the amount of additional land needed and provide a simple, clear vision for UK agricultural land use and a set of principles to guide future decision-making.

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