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FSSAI working on standards for nutraceuticals

India may soon have mandatory standards for nutritional supplements since the FSSAI is working on benchmarks.

Nutraceuticals, also known as functional foods, are largely nutritional supplements containing mostly vitamin C and D, and Zinc.
Updated on May 17, 2023 03:55 AM IST
By, New Delhi

70 food samples collected on Char Dham yatra route found sub-standard: officials

The samples included packed and loose products like milk, oil, and biscuit and they were collected from restaurants, dhabas, and retail shops falling on the Char Dham route

The Char Dham yatra began on April 22 with the opening of Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines and is currently in full swing. (File Photo)
Updated on May 14, 2023 05:56 PM IST

Remove ‘misleading’ ads: Child rights body to Bournvita amid ‘high sugar’ row

NCPCR wrote to Bournvita amid huge row over allegations of having high sugar content in the milk supplement.

NCPCR writes to Bournvita(File)
Updated on Apr 27, 2023 08:36 AM IST

Artificially ripened mangoes may be harmful for you. Food regulator asks…

Artificial ripening of fruits is done to achieve the desired level of ripening before time which would be then accepted by consumers

The use of calcium carbide, one of the harmful artificial fruit ripening agents, has been prohibited (File)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 07:54 PM IST
By | Written by Snehashish Roy

'Dahi' or 'tayyir'? 'Hindi imposition' battle over curd, MK Stalin slams centre

FSSAI says all packets of 'curd' must be renamed 'dahi' in both Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, where it is called 'tayyir' or 'mosaru'.

Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 01:53 PM IST
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