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KOLKATA: The muted symptoms of pancreatic cancer — that claimed the life of Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on Sunday — make it one of the deadliest forms of cancer.

Draft food labelling regulation that proposes to place warning labels on foods with high fat, salt, sugar content to come out soon in public domain

According to the WHO, approximately 540,000 global deaths each year can be attributed to intake of industrially produced TFAs.

India is one of the largest producers of a number of agriculture commodities and the European Union (EU) is one of the largest export markets for India. In 2015-16, India’s export of agricultural commodities to the EU was more than five times higher than the EU’s exports to India.

From now onwards, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will keep a track record of usage of oil.

South Africa faces an impending food security crisis if there isn't urgent action to correct unsustainable practices, says an environmental organisation. According to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), South Africa will have to produce 50% more food by 2050 to feed an estimated population of 73 million people.

African countries should channel additional investments in food safety as a means to boost nutrition status of citizens and tackle ailments linked to contamination of key staples, says a report launched.

The new diet could avert around 11 million premature deaths a year.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Nestle India Ltd Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/01/2019 regarding lead and mono sodium glutamate content in Maggi Noodles. This appeal arises from the interim orders dated 9 December 2015 and 10 December 2015 of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC). The NCDRC had issued interim directions for sampling the product “MAGGI Noodles” in nine variants for testing with reference to the quantity of lead and Mono Sodium Glutamate (MSG).

Consumer demand for food safety is likely to be an important driver of public policies and industry-led efforts to reduce information asymmetry on food attributes and improved food safety. This paper examines the attribute demand for chicken meat and tilapia among 803 shoppers in Accra, Ghana.

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