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Union Budget 2020-21: Big plans for storage facilities

India, Feb. 2 -- Promise of cold storage capacity at villages, warehousing at blocks, refrigerated rail coaches to reduce losses Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the setting up of ... Read More


Economic Survey 2019-20: Coverage of food processing sector needs scaling up

India, Jan. 31 -- Recommendation is backed by fact that schemes floated to help sector have not been implemented properly The coverage of the food processing sector needs to be scaled up to create an... Read More


US food labels will now display calories per serving and for entire product

India, Jan. 7 -- Change in accordance with new FDA rules, intended to make consumers aware Labels on any food packet in the United States (US) have begun to display calories per serving, in addition ... Read More


Girls less physically active than boys due to societal factors: Study

India, Dec. 26 -- The research also found that 80% of school-going adolescents do not do the recommended one hour of daily physical activity Girls do lesser physical activity than boys globally, a st... Read More


Front of Packet Labelling to be delinked from general labelling regulation: FSSAI

India, Dec. 18 -- On December 17, CSE had released the results of its study of 33 packaged and fast foods that were found to be high in salt, sugar and fat Front of Packet Labelling (FoPL) will soon ... Read More


Avian botulism killed 18,000 birds at Sambhar: Govt report

India, Nov. 21 -- The report by IVRI, Bareilly, states that climatic conditions were ultimately responsible for having triggered the mass die-off Avian botulism killed over 18,000 birds in and around... Read More