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In a noble effort to curb food waste in a country where many go without, FSSAI has started up an initiative to collect and redistribute surplus food to the needy. The common platform called the ‘Indian Food Recovery Alliance‘ (IFRA)

With the rising issues of food safety, FSSAI has taken a serious approach to issues like safety and standards, including labelling of packaged products, which has led to a sharp rise in the number of notices, orders and guidelines issued

The charm of eating from street side hawkers lies not only in the food but even the aesthetic (read, rustic) appeal of it all. And we mean this in the best way possible, because lets face it: bhel puri, chaat,

The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has made it mandatory for hotels and restaurants to have at least one person trained in food safety in order to check adulteration in food. These moves can help us all feel

In what can only be described as a blow to child obesity, an expert panel set up by food regulator FSSAI has recommended additional tax on highly processed food items and sugar-laced beverages as well as a ban on advertising

It has to be said that it’s no surprise that we were all heartbroken over the “small”matter of the excess amount of lead found in Maggi noodles (like come on is this the FBI or what?). We were also obviously

In the last couple of years, Patanjali Ayurved has become a household name. This is in part due to their ayurvedic products, and in part, due to the numerous times, they’ve been in the news since they sprung to the forefront in

If you’re a heath buff then I’m pretty sure you know what food fortification is. However, if you’re like me and don’t have a clue, fortification involves the deliberate increasing of essential micronutrients in food to improve its quality. Sounds

When it comes to food safety, we don’t want to take anything for granted. We assume that the FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) have our backs and are doing the best they can to ensure a clean and

One thing that we can all agree on, is that street food is the best solution for any occasion (read: when you’re starving and broke). Unfortunately, sometimes it’s not always the most hygienic solution to offer to your hunger pangs.

 The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has notified the Food Safety and Standards (Import) Regulation 2017, making it mandatory for importers to obtain its license. “We are happy that FSSAI has been able to finalise the regulations

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has mandated a license for e-commerce food business operators to run a business according to new guidelines. In the guidelines for ‘Operations of E-Commerce Food Business Operators’, the FSSAI stated, “E-commerce

Food authorities and regulators in India have been immensely concerned about India’s eating habits of late. Recently, reports announced that the government is considering a proposal to implement a tax on unhealthy foods; called the ‘fat tax’. Additionally, the Union

We are all used to spotting street food vendors sporting either their traditional garb or a casual attire. But get ready to see them don an additional set of clothing over their regular clothes. To keep at par with international

Every year the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), come together to celebrate the signature and iconic street foods from around the Capital and the Country with the National

It’s commonplace, at street food stalls across India, to see vendors wrapping up their fare in old newspapers to serve customers or give them takeaways. However, the FSSAI has now announced that it is banning the use of newspapers for

As per a report, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released a definition for carbonated fruit beverages. Now, beverages with fruit juice quantity below 10% but not less than 5%, and 2.5% in case of lime

India’s ongoing battle with poverty tugs along the grave issue of hunger and malnourishment as well. To address the same, the Food Safety Standards Authority Of India (FSSAI) organized the National Summit on Fortification of Food in the capital.  

In a big step to create a culture of food safety in India, FSSAI announced a list of new initiatives to promote safe food at home, schools, offices, eateries and religious places. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the enactment

According to Business Line, 11 months after withdrawing it’s energy drink, Tzinga, from the market Hector Beverages Pvt Ltd has relaunched the drinks in a new formulation. Last year, FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) had declared Tzinga