Exposure to a chemical found in plastic containers is linked to heart disease, scientists said on Wednesday, confirming earlier findings and adding to pressure to ban its use in bottles and food packaging.

Rather than being a panacea for Indian agriculture, corporate food provision will likely accelerate many key elements of India

Agriculture sector of the country is incurring huge post harvest loss amounting to Taka 30,000 crore annually due to unplanned and haphazard collection and preservation of at least 15 food grains.

Adam Brett built a thriving business with the backing of a few smallholders from a war-stricken Uganda. He talks to Kay Sexton about solar drying, sales and sustainability.

Pune: Pune-Based entrepreneur Rajiv Devkar seems to have hit the jackpot in his quest to preserve mangoes without the use of cold storage facilities. Devkar experimented with honey, a natural preservative as an alternative, putting two alphonso mangoes in a jar of honey in May and found them well-preserved in December.

Biopreservation of perishable vegetables is a native skill of Northeast Indian women. Lactic acid fermentation is the actual mechanism involve in the biopreservation process of perishable vegetable and bamboo shoots. Some ethnic fermented vegetables of Northeast India are gundruk, sinki, goyang, inziangsang, khalpi, anishi, etc.

The food processing industry is one of the largest industries in India and ranked fifth in terms of production, consumption, export and growth prospects. India, which is the second largest food producers in the world, lags behind when it comes to food processing which is very essential for increasing shelf life of the produce and providing more benefit to the growers.

contaminated milk continues to be sold in Maharashtra despite crack-down measures taken by authorities. The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (fda), had, in a study, found that 20 per

This report has two overall general purposes. The first is to summarise, assess, and judge the most comprehensive body of evidence yet collected and displayed on the subject of food, nutrition, physical activity, body composition, and the risk of cancer, throughout the life-course.

The importance of food safety within human health has been widely recognized. The safety of foods of animal origin is particularly relevant because the large majority of foodborne diseases derive from poultry, eggs, meat, dairy products and fish. This textbook covers an integrated approach to this type of food production, hygiene and safety and shows how it results in concurrent benefits to animal well being, human health and protection of the environment, and socioeconomics.

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