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Time for Uttarakhand to learn from Orissa

Orissa learnt its lessons from previous cyclones, particularly the 1999 super cyclone, whereas Uttarakhand has failed to do so from any of the previous natural calamities that hit the state, says......

Can 'first food' challenge fast food?

How can ‘first food’ meet the challenge posed by factory-made ‘fast foods’ which are backed by marketing money and often come with ‘traditional taste’ tags......

The Junk Food Conundrum

Should junk food be sold in Indian schools? Dinesh C Sharma on the Delhi high court case, the outcome of which will impact millions of school children in urban areas throughout the country In the......

How India has fared in its pursuit of nuke power

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh presented India's Action Taken Report at the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul on Tuesday morning. This is what he said: International Legal Instruments: India is party......

TEXT: President Patil's last address to Parliament

President Pratibha Patil on Monday addressed Parliament for the last time as President when she flagged off the Budget session. Here's the text of her speechHonourable Members I welcome you to this......

Packaged food import becomes a sticky issue

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has put its foot down and said 'labelling requirements will not be relaxed' for any packaged food supplier, as these are very 'sensitive' products.......

New food safety law to cost India Rs 15,000 cr

India will need Rs 15,000-17,000 crore (Rs 150-170 billion) in four to five years for implementing the Food Safety & Standards Rules, 2011, according to estimates by the health ministry.The......

Food authority to review ban on Chinese milk

Following the Chinese government's request to lift the ban on import of milk and allied milk products, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has asked state governments to test Chinese......

How to regulate the regulator?

The Food Safety and Standards Authority's track-record suggests it is industry-friendly, not pro-consumer, says Sunita Narain.We are discussing a governance-reform initiative-- setting up of......

Contaminated food products may soon face a recall

In a first for India, packaged food items may soon be recalled if found to be lacking seriously in safety standards, as the government is preparing draft guidelines, expected in a month, to deal......

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Q. What is "ISI MARK" and HOW it works ?
:  A. 1) ISI MARK: - Indian Standards Institution 2) Function:-1. Formulation of Indian Standards for products and services by bringing together and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-isi-mark-and-how-it-works-//answers/1426098

udaya rodrigues
Q. Which institution in India is checking the quality of water in commercially available bottled water?
Udaya Rodrigues:  A. The Bureau of Indian Standard, a unit of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution that regulates and monitors the quality...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-institution-in-india-is-checking-the-quality-of-water-/1426004/answers/255131

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Doctor finds metal wire in burger at McDonald's Lower Parel outlet

That junk food is unhealthy is a known fact. But a city doctor recently found out that it wasn't just the fat and calories she had to worry about;... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/doctor-finds-metal-wire-in-burger-at-mcdonalds-lower-parel-outlet/15565170
FSSAI labelling requirement puts wine industry on backfoot

A new Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) notification that makes it mandatory for all foods and alcoholic beverages to list all... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/fssai-labelling-requirement-puts-wine-industry-on-backfoot/1283405/
Govt's the problem in less sweet cola

It was their first meeting after she took over as Food Processing Industries Minister. And Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday asked PepsiCo Chairman... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/govt-s-the-problem-in-healthier-food-choice-114082800243_1.html
HC seeks Centre's reply on appointment of FSSAI chairperson

The Delhi High Court today sought the Centre's response on a PIL challenging the appointment of the Chairperson of Food Safety and Standards... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/hc-seeks-centre-s-reply-on-appointment-of-fssai-chairperson-114082701265_1.html
When WAGs set tongues wagging

A lot of the blame for the Indian cricket team's woes in England has been laid at the door of the wives and girlfriends, aka WAGs. For perhaps the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/when-wags-set-tongues-wagging-114082700594_1.html

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