An Instagram reel showing the making of chocolate ice cream left a bitter taste in our mouths. A widely shared video is being heavily criticised by netizens, who were shocked to see the making the cake. The video was shared by Twitter user… read-more
Amid the rising prices of tomatoes in India, the BJP-led Central Government came up with a plan to help the common man. On July 12, the Centre directed cooperatives NAFED and NCCF to procure tomatoes from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra for distribution in major consumption centres. The distribution is said to be done in regions where the prices of tomatoes are skyrocketing. Notably, in Indian states, tomatoes are Rs.200/kgs.
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In Telangana’s Asifabad, 31 students fell ill and were admitted to a hospital after consuming contaminated half cook food at the hostel mess. On September 19, the students of a Kagaznagar Minority Residential School in Kumurabheem-Asifabad district were shifted to hospital, after they reportedly fell ill due to food poisoning. … read-more
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The Indian Railways has stated that passengers on the Vande Bharat Express travelling from Delhi to Katra would be served solely vegetarian meals. The new regulation makes the Delhi-Katra Vande-Bharat Express the country's first Sattvik-certified train. The IRCTC intends to apply this in 18 additional trains, including the Vande Bharat to Varanasi, after negotiating… read-more
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The Delhi High Court bench reviewed a petition and stayed a ban on levying service charges on food bills, for restaurants. During the hearing, the court said, hotels and restaurants have no restriction in fixing prices of food, therefore adding extra charges for services in unfair trade practices, and shouldn't be entertained. Furthermore, citing the CCPA guidelines for hotel and restaurants, which are not allowed to take additional charges… read-more
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At UN Security Council event on global food security issues on July 18, First Secretary Sneha Dubey stated India will help in improving global food security, maintaining equity, exhibiting compassion, and achieving social justice. New Delhi is conducting the world's largest food-based safety net program. "To achieve targeted delivery during COVID-19, food assistance to 800 million people and cash transfers to 400 million people were provided… read-more
Daily Need Exim Pvt Ltd announced the launch of a main online shop, "MAIN DISH.in" which specializes in Japanese dishes. The shop that exports products from Japan is the first, which provides ingredients for Sushi-grade fishes, "Bluefin-Tune". It will also provide seasoning essentials for food from Japan, to Indians. While Doorstep Japanese is famous for its cuisine, the MAIN DISH.in, supplies ingredients, allowing people to make Japanese… read-more
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken accuses Russia of weaponizing food and holding millions hostage on May 19. He claims the war between Ukraine and Russia has interrupted marine traffic in wide regions of the Black Sea. Over 10,000 sanctions against Russia have hampered transit lines. Russia's allegations that sanctions are to blame for the global food crisis are incorrect, as per Blinken; "decision to weaponize food is Moscow's alone." … read-more
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A video of a doctor selling street food at an affordable price has gone viral on social media. The video, posted by an Instagram food blogger who goes by the username @the_temptationalley, has received over seventeen-thousand Likes, and has been viewed more than 3,00,000 times. The woman can be seen working at a food stall, with packed containers. Social media users have expressed much admiration for the woman.
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Zomato and Swiggy, India's two largest food delivery apps, suffered a nationwide outage, on April 6. The 30-min outage was reportedly caused by an Amazon Web Services snag, that several online platforms rely on. Social media was flooded with complaints from customers, stating that the apps are not functioning. Delivery partners also raised complaints saying that food was not able to be delivered due to the outage.