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FCI to setup office in Guwahati for implementation of Food Security Act

FCI to setup office in Guwahati for implementation of Food Security Act

Food Corporation of India (FCI) will have full-fledged administrative setup in Guwahati for smooth implementation of Food Security Act. Foundation Stone of FCI administrative building had been laid in Guwahati by Chief Minister of Assam,

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FDA takes step to further reduce trans fats in processed foods

FDA takes step to further reduce trans fats in processed foods

The US Food and Drug Administration announced its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not ‘generally recognised as safe’ for use in

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FDA approves the health claim for whole grains and type 2 diabetes

FDA approves the health claim for whole grains and type 2 diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ConAgra Food’s petition for a qualified health claim that links whole grain consumption to a reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the FDA stated

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Only long-term solutions to ensure food and nutrition security lies in increasing farm production: Sharad Pawar

Only long-term solutions to ensure food and nutrition security lies in increasing farm production: Sharad Pawar

Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister, Sharad Pawar emphasised that the only long-term solutions to ensure food and nutrition security lies in increasing farm production.On the occasion of World Food Day, the Minister called for

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Prof Thomas presents booklet on Food Security to Pope Francis

Prof Thomas presents booklet on Food Security to Pope Francis

Prof K V Thomas, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution who is leading the Indian delegation to the 40th Food and Agriculture Organisation (UN) Conference on World Food Security at Rome recently called

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US FDA approves Clinolipid for intravenous nutrition

US FDA approves Clinolipid for intravenous nutrition

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has approved Clinolipid (lipid injectable emulsion, USP) for intravenous feeding (parenteral nutrition) in adult patients, providing a source

200 Indian firms exporting spices under USFDA scanner

Mumbai, September 3, 2013: USFDA has put nearly 200 Indian firms in the red list for exporting Salmonella-contaminated spices and other food products to USA. These products were exported from India between 2009 and 2013.

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