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India has 140 food testing labs

India has 140 food testing labs

There are 140 food testing laboratories in the country as per standards prescribed under the Food Safety and Standards Authority Act, 2006 and Rules/ Regulations, 2011 being implemented by Food Safety and Standards Authority of

FSSAI announces new norms for product approvals

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has announced new guidelines to streamline the product approval procedure with due consideration to the safety of food and public health, in supersession of earlier advisories, food

New guidelines on sale of proprietary food products

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a new advisory on December 11, 2012 relating to sale of new or existing proprietary food products. As per Section 22 of the Food Safety

Food safety and standards norms to be revamped

The Foods Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), an agency of the ministry of health and family welfare, on June 27, 2013 made regulations to amend Food Safety and Standards of 2013, with approval

FSSAI approves use of SurePure’s photopurification technology

SurePure, leading South African company in liquid photo-purification, has received FSSAI approval for its proprietary photo-purification technology as an alternative process to thermal pasteurization for milk and other dairy products. This approval paves the way

Food technology was Dr Parpia’s forte

Mysore: Dr H A B Parpia (91), former Director of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore passed away in Mysore on July 9 after a brief illness. Dr Parpia, a well-known food scientist, held

Fonterra appoints Jacqueline Chow as MD Global Brands & Nutrition

New Zealand-based co-operative dairy major and provider of high-quality dairy nutritional ingredients Fonterra has appointed Jacqueline Chow as Managing Director - Global brands and nutrition.  Chow has a 20-year career in global blue-chip multinationals and

Herbalife appoints Steven Dentali as VP Botanical Sciences

Herbalife has also appointed Steven Dentali as Vice-President, botanical sciences. Dentali has 22 years experience in the US herbal and dietary supplement industry and is recognized as an authority on botanical product quality issues.  Dentali

Herbalife names Monica Wood as VP, Consumer & Distributor Insights

Global nutrition company, Herbalife has appointed Monica Wood as Vice-President, Consumer & Distributor Insights. In this role, Ms Wood will help advance Herbalife’s commitment to on-going, in-depth market research. Wood joins Herbalife from MWA, where

Nestlé India re-appoints Dr Swati Piramal as Director

At the 54th AGM of Nestlé India held on May 9 in Delhi, the shareholders re-elected Dr Swati A Piramal as non-executive Director of the company. Dr Piramal has been on the Board since August