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

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.

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine gun. George Orwell in his 1937 novel The Road to Wigan Pier

Seventy years down the line, Orwell could not have been more correct.

All canned fish products with false information on packaging labels are to be taken off the shelves, the Thailand Food and Drug Administration (fda) recently said. The action was prompted by a

Draft rules for GM food are nothing short of treachery by the Union government

Government plans for GM food labelling in India

Stringent labelling norms

quake fouls jhelum: Concerns are being raised over truckloads of debris generated by the October 2005 earthquake being dumped daily into the Jhelum river in Pakistan. Environmen

pipeline blast: Suspected tribal rebels recently blew up a gas pipeline in Pakistan. This led to the closure of the nearby Uch power plant, which is owned jointly by the US and the uk, for the

Indian consumers will soon have the privilege of knowing whether their food contains genetically modified (gm) ingredients. Sources at the Union ministry of health and family welfare recently said