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देश में तमाम बातें मुद्दा बन जाती हैं, लेकिन जनता के हक और उनसे जुड़ी बातें कभी बड़ा मुद्दा नहीं बनती। हाल में खबर आई कि ब्रेड में एक ऐसा रसायन मिलाया जाता है जो आपको कैंसर का बीमार बना सकता है। लेकिन ऐसी बातें कभी बड़ा मुद्दा नहीं बनतीं। अब सवाल है कि जब खाने में ही 'जहर' हो तो क्या खाएं, क्या न खाएं।




CSE reports which says ready to eat bread can cause cancer and thyroid in Delhi.

A new report released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) claimed that many brands of packaged bread, and the bread used in ready to eat burgers and pizzas contains carcinogenic chemicals. This report sent all the listed companies like Britannia and Jubliant foods to crash! Traces of potassium bromate - Iodate were found in the samples. To get to the bottom of these findings by CSE and its implications, we get you an expert panel of Chandra Bhushan - Deputy Director General of CSE, Sunil Alagh - Former CEO of Britannia and Mayank Shah - Marketing Head of Parle.

ब्रेड और पिज़्ज़ा-बर्गर और बेकरी उत्पादों में ख़तरनाक केमिकल होने की बात सामने आने के बाद सरकार ने मामले की जांच कराने की बात कही है। लेकिन हमारे फूड प्रोडक्ट्स में कई तरह से ज़हर पहुंच रहा है और सरकार को पहले भी इसके बारे में चेतावनी मिलती रही हैं। नेशनल रिपोर्टर में इसी मुद्दे पर खास चर्चा...



Report of CSE in Delhi which says that the use of potassium bromate and potassium iodate in bread can cause cancer and thyroid?

According to the latest report by the Centre of Science and Environment, bread based food products in India contain cancer causing elements banned by several countries. Amit Khurana, programme manager of CSE's food safety team explains how the centre identified these compounds and whether any action has been taken against the manufacturers adding potassium bromate or potassium iodate in their food products.

In a shocking revelation, Delhi-based research group Centre for Science and Environment has found in its study that most the bread brands and food items sold by popular fast-food brands contains cancer causing chemicals.The reports said about 84% of 38 popular brands of breads, buns and burgers and pizzas were found to contain Potassium Bromate and Iodate that are known as cancer causing agents and are banned in most of the countries but not in India.“Use of chemical food additives is a common practice in packaged and processed foods. Not all of them are safe.