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Why Adopting Tribal Food Habits Makes Sense

Why Adopting Tribal Food Habits Makes Sense

By Pritee Chaudhary, Director – Western Region, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Tribes are the first sons and daughters of Mother Nature. Their instinct to survive and wisdom to live life had

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FSSAI picks LabelBlind to study baseline nutrition values of packed food products

FSSAI picks LabelBlind to study baseline nutrition values of packed food products

To provide data intelligence & insights for the draft regulation on India’s 1st Front of Pack Labelling of packaged food products with Nutrition Star Ratings Looking at the importance and increased need for front-of-pack-labelling (FoPL)

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FSSAI notifies comprehensive regulatory standards for Basmati Rice

FSSAI notifies comprehensive regulatory standards for Basmati Rice

Will be enforced from 1st August, 2023 For the first time in the country, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has specified the identity standards for Basmati Rice (including Brown Basmati Rice, Milled

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FSSAI grants 5-star rating certification to Varanasi Cantt Railway Station

FSSAI grants 5-star rating certification to Varanasi Cantt Railway Station

The certification is part of the 'Eat Right India' movement- a large-scale effort by FSSAI Indian Railways’ Varanasi Cantt Railway Station has been awarded a 5- star 'Eat Right Station' certification for providing high-quality, nutritious food to

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Why FBOs Must Comply With IS 15495?

Why FBOs Must Comply With IS 15495?

Jatin Takkar, Head, Product Safety and Regulatory, Siegwerk India Food safety has been a topic of discussion among the packaging industry stakeholders for a while now.  Everyone, from regulatory agencies to ink and substrate manufacturers

People
G Kamala Vardhana Rao takes charge as FSSAI CEO

G Kamala Vardhana Rao takes charge as FSSAI CEO

A Kerala cadre officer of the 1990 batch G Kamala Vardhana Rao (IAS) has taken charge as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), a statutory body

Food
Fermenta Biotech commissions fortified rice kernel manufacturing facility in Tirupati

Fermenta Biotech commissions fortified rice kernel manufacturing facility in Tirupati

Product to be manufactured in accordance with FSSAI guidelines for rice fortification Thane-based Fermenta Biotech has commissioned a new facility to manufacture Fortified Rice Kernel (FRK) located in Pennepalli, Tirupati district in Andhra Pradesh. With

Food
Sid’s Farm trailblazing on milky path from Hyderabad to Bengaluru

Sid’s Farm trailblazing on milky path from Hyderabad to Bengaluru

Offering consumers the unprecedented opportunity to choose one of the best available brands Sid’s Farm, a premium D2C dairy startup brand based in Telangana, has announced its launch in Bengaluru and availability of its products on

Opinion
Food Literacy for Good Food

Food Literacy for Good Food

Pawan Agarwal, Founder and Chief Executive of Food Future Foundation and Former Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Today, people buy and eat food just to fill their bellies or

Policy
CUTS International raises concerns on proposed Indian Nutrition Rating display on food labels

CUTS International raises concerns on proposed Indian Nutrition Rating display on food labels

Thousands of other relevant stakeholders are vehemently opposing the draft regulation in the present format CUTS International has written to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and also personally handed over a written