PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 04:11 PM IST
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the issue of use of plastic bottles and multi layered plastic packages for packaging of carbonated soft drinks, liquor and other items also needs to be further considered by the concerned authorities.
By Aprajita Sharad | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:40 PM IST
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has decided to reduce the permissible limit of trans fat level in packaged foods from 5% to 3%.
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 12:34 PM IST
In October last year, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan had launched the “Trans Fat Free” logo during the 8th International Chefs Conference in the national Capital
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 02:30 PM IST
The expansion comes on the heels of a successful pilot launched by the delivery service in collaboration with the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs in the cities of Ahmedabad, Varanasi, Chennai, Delhi and Indore, where 300 street vendors were onboarded
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 06:49 PM IST
CSE also provided correspondence with two Chinese companies from which it procured adulterant samples along with details of the consignment of adulterant
By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 01:55 PM IST
The system is operational in nine States/UTs -- Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat, Odisha, Chandigarh, Goa, Manipur, Puducherry and Ladakh since June.
Covid-19 pandemic renewed focus on nutrition, health, immunity: Harsh Vardhan at World Food Day event
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2020 07:03 PM IST
Presiding over the event organised by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Vardhan reminded everyone of the government’s effort to make India free of trans-fat by 2022, a year ahead of WHO’s target.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2020 02:54 PM IST
The Centre government body, FSSAI, has directed the civic bodies to stop issuing food licences. I hope the civic authorities will comply with the Centre’s directions soon, he said
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 11:23 PM IST
AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj said, “The BJP-ruled MCDs do not want to abolish the permit raj, so it wants to continue giving health trade licenses to restaurant owners. “
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 07:35 PM IST
The latest FSSAI directive makes it mandatory for sweets shops to declare the ‘best before date’ of non-packaged or loose sweets.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 05:30 PM IST
“FSSAI is considering to make it mandatory to fortify edible oil with vitamins A and D so that people of India can enjoy better immunity with good health,” FSSAI CEO Arun Singhal said.
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 11:23 AM IST
The samples were drawn from hypermarkets and supermarkets as well as retail and grocery stores and included national and local brands
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 06:29 PM IST
The online training programme is launched under FSSAI’s flagship operation, Food Safety Training and Certification Programme (FoSTaC), through its various empanelled training partners.
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 06:02 PM IST
Food and Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said it will soon start hygiene rating of fish and meat shops in the country.
By Suneera Tandon | Livemint, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 07:39 PM IST
The idea is to promote and brand healthier variants of sweets and namkeens with low fat, salt and sugar, says FSSAI.The food regulator and food manufacturers will work towards developing certain thresholds for developing such food items
By Vir Sanghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 12:07 AM IST
It was heartening to see hawkers from all over India being lauded on stage at possibly the first awards for street food guys in Delhi recently
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 01:05 AM IST
In a recently released result of the food and beverages samples analysed, the FSSAI found that 4% of the 100,000 samples analysed by states and union territories were unsafe.
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 03:06 AM IST
The better performing states and UTs are Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi and Chandigarh.
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 05:49 AM IST
On November 9, 2019, McDonald’s issued a full-page advertisement in a national daily that read, “Stuck with Ghiya-Tori Again? Make the 1+1 Combo you love”.
By Press Trust of India | Ahmedabad
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2019 10:45 AM IST
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has recommended a ban on sale of food high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) in schools and the state government is in the process of framing draft rules for the same.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2019 02:04 AM IST
Food safety officers often complain of being manhandled during raids; vendors allege inspectors sometimes ask for pay-offs.
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 01:32 AM IST
Food establishments that use trans-fat free fats/oil and do not have industrial trans-fat more than 0.2g/100g of food, in compliance with the Food Safety and Standards (Advertising and Claims) Regulations, 2018 are eligible to display the logo.
By Rhythma Kaul | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 04:20 AM IST
The experts dealing with plastic-related issues in FSSAI examined the feasibility of the move, and gave the nod.
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 01:47 AM IST
Government aims to promote healthy and balanced eating through initiatives launched in the month of September, declared as the Poshan Maah (nutrition month), it also features an attempt to fight malnutrition in far-flung villages by training the front line health workers.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2019 09:11 PM IST
India, despite being the second largest food producer in world, is ranked 103rd out of 119 hungriest countries on the Global Hunger Index 2014.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2019 05:54 AM IST
The draft will be available in the public domain for comments for a month, after which it will be finalised.
By Pushpa Girimaji | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 05:10 AM IST
However, the food safety authority’s crackdown on the aggregators and the eateries partnering with them have shown their utter disregard for food safety laws .
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2019 02:05 AM IST
The team also identified drains discharging waste water from scattered habitations in Jagatpur Khadar village and Milan Vihar among others.
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2018 08:23 AM IST
Of the 380 samples picked up from the unorganised sector, 51 samples were found to be non-conforming, taking overall rate to 13.4%, according to a survey report that FSSAI commissioned.
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2018 07:31 AM IST
In July, the food regulator had come under severe criticism from the environmental watchdog, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), after it detected the presence of GM content in nearly three in 10 (32%) packaged food samples that were randomly tested.