In poor countries, most governments implement policies aiming to stabilize the prices of staple foods, which often include storage and trade measures insulating their domestic market from the world market.
A draft of the proposed Nepal Food Safety Act has envisioned establishment of an independent food safety authority which will implement life, food and consumer rights as fundamental rights.
Facing a glut of potatoes owing to two bumper crops in Punjab and neighbouring states, the farmers here, not being able to find buyers or good rates, have started dumping their crop by the side of
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday strongly defended his government’s decision to allow 51% foreign direct investment in the multi-brand retail sector saying the move would benefit
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday formally implemented one of the major recommendations of Justice Wadhwa Committee, the abolition of Storage Agent chain in order to streamline the Publ
As paddy procurement season is set to commence on Saturday (October 1), Punjab and Haryana are looking to procure 168 lakh tonne of paddy for the central pool in the Kharif Marketing season (KMS) 2
GUWAHATI, Sept 29 – Stating that the Centre has laid special emphasis on the Northeast, the Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Prof KV Thomas today informed
The Government has announced a time bound action plan to set the second phase of Green Revolution in motion.
EGoM nod expected shortly for new food storage policy with thrust on public-pvt partnership
Indian importers are suffering huge losses as the Chinese apple has taken a hit in the domestic market, despite a lean crop, due to quality concerns.
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