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FSSAI asked to make new guidelines for junk food in schools

The Delhi High Court has given the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) a six month period to come out with guidelines on implementing rules to ban junk food in and around schools. The two  judge bench gave the order on January 11. The next hearing is scheduled for July 25.

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Adulterated milk is what Indians are drinking

70 per cent milk samples collected across the country by food safety authority did not conform to standards

The results of a first-of-its-kind survey on milk by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) reveal something startling—most Indians are consuming detergents and other contaminants through milk. 

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The Gobar Times Green Schools Awards Ceremony 2011-2012

The top Green Schools of Delhi and India will receive the coveted Green Schools Awards on March 28, 2012. 

Venue: Stein Auditorium,
India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road
New Delhi – 110003.

Date & Time:
March 28,  2012, 4pm to 6pm

For details contact:
Ashish Shah
Email: ashish@cseindia.org,
+91 9871702439

Ajanta Sikdar
Email: ajanta@cseindia.org,
+91 9873926822

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Date & Time: March 28, 2012, 4pm to 6pm

Junking the Junk

FSSAI asked to make new rules

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The Delhi High Court has given the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) a six month period to come out with guidelines on implementing rules to ban junk food in and around schools. The two  judge bench gave the order on January 11. The next hearing is scheduled for July 25.

"FAO recognition of traditional farming should keep GM away"

The traditional agricultural system of Koraput (Odisha) has been recognized by the FAO as a Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Site (GIAHS) at the recently concluded 99th Science Congress. This recognition is for outstanding contribution to promoting food security, biodiversity, indigenous knowledge and cultural diversity for sustainable and equitable development. Living Farms is a non profit working in the Koraput region of Odisha with the tribal communities practicing the traditional form of agriculture.

Endosulfan kills fishes in Karala River

endosulfan kills fishesThe West Bengal government on December 31 sanctioned funds of rs 6 crore for the cleaning up of the Karala river flowing through Jalpaiguri in the state. The government swung into action after the Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute confirmed that presence of abnormally high rate of endosulfan in the Karala river that killed thousands of fish belonging to 33 species. This was reported on November 28.

HC orders to check adulteration in veggies

high courtThe Delhi High Court, on December 9,  directed both the Centre and Delhi government to devise ways for checking adulteration of vegetables by harmful pesticides. The court set a deadline for to months for both the centre and the state. The court is keen to know exactly at what stage the vegetables are adulterated.

Murky Milk

FSSAI goes on the backfoot soon after the study is released; denies claims made by themselves

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