Articles by Food: Policy-Prices-PDS-Security etc

Let’s Make India Anemia Mukt

Anemia has affected over 40 per cent our nation’s population. Food fortification could play a major role in lowering its rate.

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To Beat COVID, Eating Enough Is Not Enough

While ensuring food and economic security for the poor is obviously a high priority, we cannot ignore the clear linkage between unhealthy diets and the severity of the pandemic.

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It’s Time To Walk The Talk

COVID-19 has exposed the huge gaps in our nutrition security. We need to fix them before it is too late.

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The Problem Of Plenty: Steps To Beat The Hunger Pandemic

Now, we have the hungry and COVID-19, simultaneously. A deadly combination, especially for the migrant poor. Still, we can feed all our people, if only we organize our people and our public services properly, including by protecting them fully against COVID- 19.

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Coronavirus Puts India On Highway To Hunger: Despite Bumper Harvest Why Food Riots Lurk

In the aftermath of the coronavirus-forced lockdown, distribution networks are choked and states are clueless on how to move the food to where it is required

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Hunger Games

India’s social security system needs strenghtening

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Eat Local, Eat Seasonal, Eat Variety, Eat Healthy

Why achieving India’s nutrition security through sustainable food systems is the road ahead

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Rage Of A Silent, Invisible Killer Called Malnutrition - Why Shining India Is In Grip Of An Epic Calamity

Despite designing the world’s earliest and largest schemes on hunger and malnutrition, having surplus grains and food wastage, millions of Indians go to sleep hungry every night. It’s an invisible emergency that India must get rid of

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One Nation, One Ration Card! Centre's Right To Food Campaign May Leave Plates Empty

Centre’s proposals for single-point solutions to state subjects raise the Opposition’s hecklesThe BJP-led NDA government's plan to link ration cards with Aadhaar cards has raised a stink. In any case, food is a state subject and why is the Centre usurping that, asks the Opposition

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FSSAI Plans Colour-Coded Label For Packaged Food Products With High Fat, Sugar, Salt

'The idea behind the new labelling regulations is to enable citizens to know more about the composition of food products, so that they can make informed choices,' FSSAI said in a statement.

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