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FSSAI: Only 3% of packaged food item contain over 2% trans fat

Food regulator FSSAI on Wednesday said that only 3.14 per cent or 196 of 6,245 samples of packaged food items contained trans-fat exceeding 2 per cent. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India......

Explained: What USFDA full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine means

Pfizer can show the FDA approval to the Indian regulator and present a case that based on whatever data submitted, the US regulator has granted a full marketing nod, says Sohini Das. IMAGE: Vials......

Novovax Covid vaccine likely to get nod in India ahead of US

Adar Poonawalla said he was hopeful that Covovax, the Novavax vaccine made by SII, will be launched around October this year for adults and for children by the first quarter of next year, depending......

Can't pay Rs 4 lakh aid to COVID-19 victims' kin: Centre to SC

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that ex-gratia compensation of Rs 4 lakh cannot be paid to the families of those who have died of COVID-19 as it is beyond fiscal affordability and the......

Beware of Chinese honey!

Chinese companies have 'designed' the sugar syrup which is used to adulterate honey so that it can pass Indian laboratory tests, reveals Sunita Narain. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com  ......

Gujarat, Kerala & TN top FSSAI food safety index for 2020-21

Gujarat, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have topped an index that ranks states on food safety parameters for the 2020-21 year, according to an FSSAI report unveiled by Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on......

FSSAI licence number on invoice mandatory from Oct 1

Food safety regulator FSSAI has mandated food business operators to mention FSSAI licence or registration number on cash receipts or purchase invoice with effect from October 1 this year.......

From the brink to recovery, India's retail sector pins hope on 2021

With an epic battle of billionaires for supremacy in one of the world's most prolific markets and a pandemic-propelled surge in online shopping in the background, India's nearly trillion-dollar......

Gadkari plans to meet infra target despite lockdown

'Despite the pandemic, we aspire to maintain the momentum of last year.' Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters "Innovative methods -- accelerated construction techniques, faster decision-making, putting......

FMCG cos see huge demand but hampered by low capacity utilisation

Top companies reported that despite most of them making staples and essential products, movement of raw material, goods and labour remained restricted, impacting sales.  IMAGE: Empty......

The movie theatre experience, post lockdown

Movie theatres may reopen around the second week of July. The next time you walk into a cinema hall, be prepared to find an empty seat adjacent to you. India's movie-going experience has been......

Ganguly will continue to be our brand ambassador: Adani

IMAGE: The television commercial for Adani's Fortune brand of rice bran oil starring Ganguly were pulled down after the former cricketer was admitted to the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata following......

India's Rio Olympics-bound sportspersons dope-free: NADA

IMAGE: Participants at the World Anti-Doping Agency Symposium for Anti-Doping Organizations in Lausanne, March 24, 2015. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters National Anti-Doping Agency Director......

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