FSSAI to finalise in 2 months regulations to ban sale, ad of junk foods in schools, within 50 m of campus
The Food and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) had in November issued draft 'Food Safety and Standards (Safe Food and healthy diets for School Children) Regulations, 2019'. It had sought comments from stakeholders in 30 days.
Levels of salt, fat in junk foods way higher than proposed thresholds: CSE study
The report names HUL’s Knorr and Nestle’s Maggi, Too Yumm ch...
Centre bans junk food in school canteens
The FSSAI has framed Food Safety and Standards (Safe food and healthy diets for Schoolchildren) regu...
Regulations may prove to be another Patanjali for FMCG firms
Proposed bans on single-use plastic and on sale of junk foods may prompt FMCG companies to change.
Yuck! That’s really dish-gusting
More and more people are discovering why junk food is called junk food.
Brain Power: Have Eggs & Greens, Ditch Junk Food
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Surviving on junk food? It may up risk of colorectal cancer
Of all types of cancers, colorectal cancer had the highest link to poor diet.
Habits die hard: Americans may be healthier if 50 bn hamburgers are not eaten every year
The economic impact of a forced eschewing of this handy sandwich would be truly incalculable.
Wish to keep depression at bay? Stick to a healthy diet, cut down on junk food
All types of dietary improvement have equal effects on mental health.
UGC directs universities, colleges to ban sale of junk food on campuses
UGC issues a notice to Vice Chancellors of all universities to ensure strict adherence to the advisory issued in November 2016 for banning j...
Overdoing junk food at a restaurant? Blame the music
The restaurant music can influence what food people choose to eat, say scientists.
No junk food ads aimed at kids: FSSAI
The draft policy suggests companies should declare the quantity of total fat, added sugar, salt, trans fat and energy in each serving along with the recommended dietary allowance.
No proposal to ban junk food advertisements on television: Government
MoS I&B said that bodies like the Food and Beverage Alliance of India (FBIA) have already decided to voluntarily restrict food and beverage advertisements concerning children.
A father sues to curb junk food as diabetes spreads in India
Since 1990, the percent of children and adults in India who are overweight or obese has almost tripled to 18.8 per cent from 6.4 per cent.
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