Sunita Narain; Health; Food Standard Authority; Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC); Health; Food Safety; Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India (FSSAI); Food Process Industry; Environment Impact Assessment (EIA); State Pollution Control Board (SP | Centre for Science and Environment

Sunita Narain; Health; Food Standard Authority; Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC); Health; Food Safety; Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India (FSSAI); Food Process Industry; Environment Impact Assessment (EIA); State Pollution Control Board (SP


The new lords of misrule

Last fortnight, we began discussing ‘authorities’, and asked: Is this variant of governance reform working? This time, let’s consider the Food Safety and Standards Authority (fssa). It was created because of a recommendation of the Joint Parliamentary Committee which investigated our report on pesticide content in soft drinks and the lack of standards to regulate contamination in food.

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