Non-government organisation Uday Foundation, which has sought a ban on the sale of junk food in school premises and within a 500-metre radius, on Wednesday questioned the logic of restricting the a

The Supreme Court today extended the deadline for implementing the ban on the sale of 25 food articles packed in polythene sheets in HP till February 14 .

Order of the High Court of Delhi on sale of junk food in school canteens of Delhi, 29/10/2013 in the matter of Uday Foundation For Congenital Defects And Rare Blood Groups Vs Union of India & Others.

Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) is ready to support an opposition proposal to increase a planned tax on junk food included in the government's fiscal reform, the PRI's leade

A staggering 80% of Lucknowites in their early 40s face high risk of developing heart disease against the national average of 70%, according to a study conducted in 12 cities over a period of three

Forty-eight per cent of Mumbaikars face the risk of heart attacks because of obesity, more than 50% have unhealthy cholesterol levels while around 64% lead a sedentary life and avoid exercise.

Fifty-four per cent of Delhiites and Chandigarhians face the risk of heart attacks because of obesity.

FSSAI will put the draft guidelines in front of a seven-member expert committee
Fast food-burgers

In what would alter the consumption pattern of products such as burgers, pizzas, sandwiches, snack foods and soft drinks in schools, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is putting in place final guidelines to determine what counts as healthy food in educational institutions.

Hyderabad: Promoting food items with discount offers, coupons, and hoardings is luring children and adolescents into eating high-energy foods.

Quick service restaurant (QSR) television advertisements for children’s meals were compared with adult advertisements from the same companies to assess whether self-regulatory pledges for food advertisements to children had been implemented.

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