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There was a time when it was said that the Indian budget was a gamble on the monsoons.

Some farmers in China are taking advantage of confusing rules to falsely label food

The nature of agricultural diversification differs across regions due to wide heterogeneity in agro climatic and socio-economic conditions. Generally, the pattern of agricultural diversification shows a shift from crop production to livestock production during the 1980s to 1990s.

Industry anxiously awaits implementation of Food Safety and Standards Act. Various features of the Act raise the hopes of the industry that inspector-raj will come to an end leading to speedy and fair resolution of cases and disputes. All FSSA activities under progress must be shared with the industries in view of the fact that they are expected to implement the Act.

Developing country producers face several constraints related to food safety standards imposed by developed countries. The purpose of this study is to identify factors affecting export flows with respect to food safety standards; and to measure the effects of food safety standards on exports. This study incorporates a food safety variable in a gravity model.

The object of food safety surveillance and monitoring system is to ensure that the food supplied in the market is safe.

Rising incomes and urbanization, an expanding domestic consumer base concerned about food quality and safety, and rapidly growing agricultural exports have been important drivers for the increased attention to food safety in India.

Knowledge of demand structure and consumer behaviour is essential for a wide range of development policy questions like improvement in nutritional status, food subsidy,sectoral and macroeconomic policy analysis, etc.

A Bill to consolidate the laws relating to food and to establish the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import, to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

And the food safety bill has all the ingredients to help do it

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