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Earlier today in New Delhi, Commerce and Industries Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the 11th edition of the Ficci Food World India Global Convention for the food business and industry. The theme of this year’s Food World conference is ‘Capitalising Food

In light of the recent spike in obesity in children around the world, certain countries have started proposals to ban junk food advertisements on television. The most notable being the UK. However, here in the subcontinent, the government put those rumors

FnB News reports that the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a directive that permits the use of the fortification logo or stamp on the product labels meant for edible vegetable oil. The move has been

FSSAI has issued an alert after some batches of Danish chocolates imported to India were found to have plastic in them. The alert was sounded after the European Commission warned about the plastic fragments which could constitute a choking hazard

FSSAI is in the news again, this time in an attempt to establish a high-tech laboratory network that will serve as a reference point in the off (or frequent) event that conflicting reports emerge during the primary testing of food

In March, the food safety department put a figure on food establishments in Chennai, including pushcart vendors, retailers, provisional stores, bakeries, hotels, restaurants, fruits and vegetable shops and units that engage in making sweets and savouries. Out of the 32,002,

Recently, the most important meal of the day became a living nightmare for an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi student when he found a floating corpse of a rat in his mess food. The issue was broadcasted all over

A new FSSAI initiative means that liquor bottles in the subcontinent will mandatorily have a message against drunk driving.  This development comes after the Delhi High Court gave a directive and asked FSSAI to look into the issue after an

FSSAI has been pulling out all the stops to ensure that the food safety standards in India are being met, and we’re grateful for that! Their latest venture is an IT platform for safety compliances to bring consistency and transparency in

Food safety has become an important part of the F&B industry in India of late, with FSSAI taking the reins in making the food we eat safer by setting guidelines and educating those in the industry. In Nagpur, hoteliers have

It’s not every day that food products have to be recalled. However, when the need does arise, proper protocols need to be in place in order to ensure the safety of consumers. That’s exactly what FSSAI has done by releasing

Gone are the days of witnessing food ads go one about how “fresh” their “freshly” made “natural” products are because the Health Ministry has proposed restricting the use of terms like “fresh”, “natural”, “traditional” and “original” in advertisements for food

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