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CSE Note: Indian standards on potassium bromate and/or potassium iodate in bread

This is with reference to our study on residues of potassium bromate/iodate in bread released on May 23, 2016.

Bread study aftermath: CSE welcomes FSSAI action

  • CSE welcomes announcement made by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to ban use of potassium bromate in bread

What’s in our bread?

CSE’s new study points to presence of possible cancer-causing chemical in bread 

Drought is human-made, says New Delhi-based think tank Centre for Science and Environment

It is not about the lack of water or monsoons, but about a lack of planning, policies and foresight

Delhi drops out of the dubious list of 10 most polluted cities of the world

New Global Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database (update 2016) of the WHO released today shows Delhi has arrested and improved air quality since the last database published in 2014 – a drop of 20 per cent

Half-baked and unlikely to succeed – says CSE, of the UP pollution control board’s initiative to curb air pollution from brick kilns

  • Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board has directed the brick kiln industry to change technology from natural draft to induced draft within 90 days. 

Drought is human-made, says Sunita Narain

  • The problem is not about lack of rainfall, but about lack of planning and foresight, and criminal neglect
  • P Sainath and Yogendra Yadav join Narain at a national meet on drought to give a call for action
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