All the restaurants, dhabas and hotels who had been cutting down the expenses by reusing the cooking oil for frying purpose have a piece of bad news!

NEW DELHI: Raising an alarm over the availability of unapproved genetically-modified processed food, Delhi-based think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) alleged large-scale illegal sale

FSSAI being the apex regulatory body, is having important responsibilities and functions to perform to ensure food safety in the country.

In a move to enable consumers to make an informed choice, the food safety regulator has proposed to make it mandatory for manufacturers of blended oils to mention the exact blend in percentage term

FSSAI in talks with industry to convert used-cooking oil into bio-diesel

Ban will help the common man as consumption of the unhealthy fat causes heart problems, diabetes and weight gain

In a move to enable consumers to make an informed choice, the food safety regulator has proposed to make it mandatory for manufacturers of blended oils to mention the exact blend in percentage terms on the front of the pack along with other labelling modifications.

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally, accounting for one in every three deaths, with nearly half of deaths in lower-income countries among people younger than 70 years. WHO has identified the elimination of industrially produced trans fat (an artificial product contained in partially hydrogenated oils) from the food supply as an effective and cost-effective intervention to prevent cardiovascular disease.3 Industrially produced trans fat causes an estimated 540 000 deaths each year worldwide.

Oil content in mayonnaise slashed by 40%, milk used in ice-creams 96% fat-free, all wraps made of whole grain

High dietary saturated fat intake is associated with higher blood concentrations of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), an established risk factor for coronary heart disease. However, there is increasing interest in whether various dietary oils or fats with different fatty acid profiles such as extra virgin coconut oil may have different metabolic effects but trials have reported inconsistent results.

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