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Salt, Hypertension and increasing NCDs: A key challenge in Achieving SDGs

Salt, Hypertension and increasing NCDs: A key challenge in Achieving SDGs

George Cheriyan, Consumer activist and an expert on Food Safety The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 is to ensure health and promote well-being for everyone. SDG 3 focuses on good health and well-being as essential

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WHO’s trans fat elimination validation programme open for country applications

WHO’s trans fat elimination validation programme open for country applications

Trans fat in our foods is one of the main risk factors for non-communicable diseases Countries can now apply to receive the World Health Organisation (WHO) validation certificate for trans fat elimination. Through this new

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WHO, FAO unveil first global report on cell-based food safety

WHO, FAO unveil first global report on cell-based food safety

This document includes a literature synthesis of relevant terminology issues and principles of cell-based food production processes The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), has

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WHO stresses on massive efforts needed to reduce salt intake

WHO stresses on massive efforts needed to reduce salt intake

Global average salt intake is estimated to be 10.8 grams per day, more than double the WHO recommendation of less than 5 grams of salt per day (one teaspoon) A first-of-its-kind World Health Organisation (WHO) Global

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WHO calls on countries to tax sugar-sweetened beverages

WHO calls on countries to tax sugar-sweetened beverages

To raise the prices of these unhealthy products and reduce consumption The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released its first-ever global tax manual for sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). Currently, at least 85 countries implement some type

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WHO announces Global Strategy for Food Safety 2022-2030

WHO announces Global Strategy for Food Safety 2022-2030

Giving stakeholders the tools they need to strengthen their national food safety systems and collaborate with partners around the world The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched the Global Strategy for Food Safety 2022-2030. The