Popular food ingredient may up diabetes, obesity risk

Boston, Apr 26 A food ingredient widely used in baked goods and artificial flavouring may increase levels of several hormones that are associated with risk of obesity and diabetes, a study has found. Researchers from Harvard University and Brigham and Women's Hospital in the US combined data from a trial in humans and mouse studies. The study, published in the journal...

How the Organic Food Category is Shaping in India

Over the course of the past few years, there has been an increased level of awareness amongst people about how the modern and fast-paced lifestyle is inevitably leading them towards diseases. This is why people end up spending more on their healthcare with every passing year. The fear of succumbing to these diseases has massively led an alliance where...

Tea in India, Australian origin labels and food fraud, and global food safety concerns feature in this edition of Safety First.

Tea in India, Australian origin labels and food fraud, and global food safety concerns feature in this edition of Safety First. Tea quality and industry compliance in India ‘very good’: Newly accredited FSSAI lab The Tlabs chain of laboratories has recently obtained official accreditation​ by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), and has been tasked with monitoring tea...

Will India become a big importer of food?

It could, if agri policies fail to incentivise farmers more. The demand for food is expected to spike in the coming years India is, today, a country of about 1.35 billion people. United Nations’ population projections of 2017 say that India is likely to surpass China’s population by 2024 and reach 1.5 billion by 2030, making it the most populous...