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Contract farming is emerging as an important institutional innovation in the high value food chain in developing countries including Bangladesh, and its socioeconomic implications are topic of interest in policy debates.

NEW DELHI: Just before onset of summer that brings along with it the sweetness of mangoes and watermelons, the food regulator has decided to tighten the noose around those artificially ripening fru

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.

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