FSSAI contemplating review of regulations prescribed for organic food

FSSAI is actively considering reviewing the regulations it has prescribed for the organic food which came into force on July 1, 2018. The reason was said to be farmers’ […]

Three Sri Lankan labs obtain FSSAI authorisation for F&B certification

FSSAI has authorised three labs from Sri Lanka to issue certificates to food and beverage products. These will not be rejected at Indian checkpoints now.

A delegation of experts from […]

Deaths in EU & Australia ; massive products recall as Listeria spreads.

Around nine deaths and one possible death and massive frozen products recall have been reported in countries as far and near as Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, […]

Clarity on chocolate at Codex Alimentarius Commission’s recent session

Update on date marking, upgrade on more than 26 pesticides, revision of additives list, and clarity on cadmium in chocolate, marked the Codex Alimentarius Commission’s 41st Session, a joint […]

FSSAI includes new chia oil stds in amended food additive regulations

FSSAI, the country’s apex food regulator, has further amended the food additive regulation, issuing new standards for chia oil and its fatty acid composition through a draft notification. These […]

India gets first biofortified sorghum with higher iron & zinc content

India’s first biofortified sorghum (jowar), with significantly higher iron and zinc than regular sorghum, was formally launched recently. Developed by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics […]

FSSAI, National Biodiesel Association to turn cooking oil into bio-diesel

FSSAI has collaborated with the National Biodiesel Association to establish a nationwide ecosystem for the collection of used cooking oil and its conversion into bio-diesel, in adherence to the […]

CRISIL foresees 14-15% growth in revenue from value-added dairy products

CRISIL foresees revenue from value-added dairy products (VAP)1 growing at a healthy 14-15 per cent, annually over the next three fiscals, or about 50 per cent faster than the overall […]

IPR develops tech to produce plasma-activated water to keep veg fresh

The Institute of Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, has developed a technology to produce plasma-activated water (PAW) that has the potential to keep fruits and vegetables fresh.

PAW is produced […]

FSSAI contemplating review of regulations prescribed for organic food.

FSSAI is actively considering reviewing the regulations it has prescribed for the organic food which came into force on July 1, 2018. The reason was said to be farmers’ […]

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