On December 16, 2016 Centre for Science and Environment organized Food Talk; a media briefing workshop and public meeting, at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
Use of antibiotics is strongly linked with antibiotic resistance. Just like in humans, antibiotic overuse and misuse in rearing food animals such as chicken, fish, dairy and pigs is known to cause emergence and spread of resistance. Besides food and direct contact, waste from such animal and aquaculture farms carrying antibiotic residues and resistant bacteria spreads resistance to larger environment and affects human health.
Had organised international meet on the National Action Plans of Developing Countries on Antimicrobial Resistance
‘KNOW YOUR DIET’, designed by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), will allow people to know about their food and dietary habits
CSE says the move will significantly reduce risk and safeguard public health
This is with reference to our study on residues of potassium bromate/iodate in bread released on May 23, 2016.
This will significantly reduce risk and safeguard public health
CSE welcomes announcement made by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to ban use of potassium bromate in bread