Shrimp trade marred: Shrimp, the second largest export commodity from Bangladesh to the European Union (EU), might lose its huge market, as the group is considering blacklisting a good number of

the day after Union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss told Parliament that the Centre for Science and Environment's (cse's) exhaustive study on carbonated beverages was "inconclusive', the Delhi

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recommended phasing out carbofuran, a farm chemical, which is lethal to birds even in small doses. The agency has, however, approved continued use of

What a line of attack! PepsiCo, in its advertisements to deny that it had pesticides in its drinks, said that there were more pesticides in tea, eggs, rice and apples. Coca Cola, in its defence, has

Centre for Science and Environment's latest findings on pesticides in soft drinks (see

The purpose of this Act is to consolidate the laws relating to food and to regulate the manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of food.

Our world changed a little when we published the study on pesticide residues in soft drinks. In the work we do, fights go with the territory. We need to challenge institutions

On July 26, 2006, the Lok Sabha passed the much controversial Food Safety and Standards Bill, 2005. But will it ensure your safety?

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.

When Parliament convenes for the monsoon session, the government plans to introduce the Food Safety and Standards Bill, 2005. I am sure the government will hope there is enough mayhem to distract the

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