Articles by Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India (FSSAI)

It’s Time To Bid Goodbye To Vanaspati

Despite global warnings, trans fatty acids continue to be a part of our diet. And the biggest villain is the vanaspati still found in almost every Indian kitchen and eatery

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Matter Of Fat: The Good The Bad And The Ugly

Dr Shweta Khandelwal explains the dangers of trans fats, and why nutrition is interlinked with so many other variables like fiscal and other policies and the empowerment of civil society.

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‘We Must Fulfil Our Commitment To Cap Trans Fats By 2022’

Given the clear linkages between trans fatty acids or TFA and non-communicable diseases, we must act quickly to cap it, says Dr Rajan Sankar of Tata Trusts.

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‘The Meanest Of All The Fats’

Hydrogenated Trans Fats in our food cause irreparable harm to our cardiovascular system, killing more than 500,000 people every year. We need to cap it now.

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Indian Food And Beverage Companies Showing Nutrition Commitment

India Spotlight Index 2020, a first-of-its kind report brought out by Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI) reveals government efforts are bearing results

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India Attacks Malnutrition With Real-time Data For The First Time

The National Institute of Hyderabad (NIN) has made major contributions towards raising awareness on malnutrition and poverty. It received the Outlook Poshan Awards 2019 for excellence in the field of nutrition.

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How Weird Is That? Even Labs Can't Tell If Your Ghee Is Pure

Lack of adequate testing laboratories and massive discrepancy in results have only boosted illegal trade practices

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In Gabbar's Land Why 'Doodh Pi Ke So Jaana' Can Be Deadly

Chambal is the breeding ground for illegally operated dairies that produce life-threatening milk-based products

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Fake Bazaar! From Lipsticks To Toothpastes, Noodles To Milk, Counterfeit Products Make A Killing

Adulterated products are carefully mixed with originals. Unpacked spices, edible oil and grey powder passed off as cement are part of a Rs 1 Trillion parallel economy

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