For the first time since alcohol and alcoholic beverages came under the ambit of Indian food safety law, the apex food regulator is in the process of setting harsher terms for the makers of wine, whisky and beer. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has come up with ...
July 7, 2016wpadmin
Summer eating can be enjoyable with fresh seasonal produce, outdoor eating and entertaining for special occasions or family gatherings. Unfortunately, food poisoning is more common in summer than at any other time of year. Bacteria in food multiply faster in hot, humid weather. Most home kitchens aren’t designed for the safe ...
May 11, 2016wpadmin
Water covers 71% of the Earth's surface, and is vital for all known forms of life. On Earth, it is found mostly in oceans and other large water bodies, with 1.6% of water below ground in aquifers and 0.001% in the air as vapor, clouds (formed of solid and liquid ...
April 25, 2016wpadmin
Food pollution means the presence in food or associated with food of toxic chemicals(elements or compounds) and/or biological contaminants which are not naturally present in food or are above their natural background levels (for those chemicals which are naturally found in some foods). This may affect each of us by ...
April 11, 2016wpadmin
Some of the most important environmental challenges faced by India are as follows: It is essential to make the public aware of the formidable consequences of the Environmental Degradation, if not retorted and reformative measures undertaken would result in the extinction of life. We ...
March 31, 2016wpadmin
New safety warnings also added to all prescription opioid medications to inform prescribers and patients of additional risks related to opioid use In a continuing effort to educate prescribers and patients about the potential risks related to opioid use, the U.S. Food and ...
March 25, 2016wpadmin
Oklahoma State University’s food safety education program got a $100,000 boost last week from Lopez Foods Inc. “OSU’s food safety program is a wonderful opportunity for the university, students and food industry,” chief operating officer John Lopez said in a news release from the university. John Patrick Lopez, chief operating officer for ...
March 2, 2016wpadmin
Beijing, ChinaThe city initiated the alternate day car driving restrictions just ahead of the 2008 Olympic Games and saw pollution levels drop by almost 20 per cent. Currently, Beijing imposes this rule periodically, on days with high air ...
January 7, 2016wpadmin
Cutting cars by half can reduce direct exposure to highly toxic emissions by several times CSE analysis of the official daily air quality data for PM2.5 for 2014 and 2015 from Delhi Pollution Control Committee shows that pollution is worse in winter of 2015 as compared with ...
January 2, 2016wpadmin
From 2017, thermal power plants across India will have to cut particulate matter emissions by as much as 40 per cent and reduce their water consumption by nearly a third according to this notification by the Union Ministry Of Environment, Forests and Climate Change....
December 26, 2015wpadmin