First steps

Major recommendations of Ganguly panel:
>> Maximum residue limit (MRL) of 1 ppb for an individual pesticide

>> MRL to apply initially to eight pesticides, including HCH, DDT, chlorpyriphos, malathion and endosulfan, for three years

>> Data on consumption pattern of soft drinks to be generated

>> Consumption data on processed foods to be collected

>> Independent cell to be set up for risk analysis, to provide risk assessment and evaluation on a wide array of food safety issues