Rice Bran Oil

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Reduce Edible Oil Import & Increase Local Production Of Rice Bran Oil, Says FCI

To reduce the country's dependency on import of edible oils, the Food Corporation of India (FCI) has recommended an increase in the local production of rice bran oil. Rice bran oil is one of the healthiest oils for people with a heart condition, said FSSAI. Dinesh Garg, Director of Aarti Extraction Pvt Ltd told ANI, "other oils are expensive and out of reach of common man".

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 01:44 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Edible Oils, rice bran oil, Atma Nirbhar Abhiyaan, FCI, FSSAI

Courtesy: ANI


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PepsiCo India Starts 'Bowl of Hope' Campaign To Feed 50K+ Families

To commemorate Whole Grain Sampling Day, PepsiCo India launched an awareness initiative 'Bowl of Hope' on April 1. Launched in association with 'United Way Delhi,' the week-long campaign will aware of a healthy lifestyle through video sessions. Besides imparting awareness about nutritious eating, PepsiCo will feed wholegrain bowls to 50,000+ poor families across Delhi-NCR. Keeping FSSAI's Eat Right Movement in mind, the campaign features Chef… read-more

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 09:47 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: pepsico, FSSAI, India, Vikas khanna, healthy diet

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Trans Fat Free

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FSSAI Orders To Drop Trans Fat Levels To 3% In 2021

The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has reduced the trans fat levels in the food items from 5% to 3% from January 1, 2021. As per experts, trans fat is formed during the hydrogenation of vegetable oils, and high levels in daily consumption can cause cardiovascular diseases. These are used to increase the life of food items. Moreover, the FSSAI has directed to reduce the levels to 2% in 2022.

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 02:28 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: FSSAI, Trans Fats, Industrial Trans Fats, Union Health Ministry, Harsh Vardhan, food

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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FSSAI Bats For Baked, Grilled And Steamed Food Over Fried Ones

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), while suggesting ways to control oil intake, stated that baked, grilled and steamed food should be preferred over fried foods. In order to get all essential fatty acids, one must use a combination of oils, the FSSAI added. However, it also cautioned that excessive oil intake can lead to adverse health conditions like stroke, diabetes, heart attack, and unhealthy weight gain. 

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 11:28 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Health Tips, FSSAI, Lifestyle tips, Lifestyle news

plant diet

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Health Experts, FSSAI Say Plant-based Diet Good For Health

Health experts advise that a balanced plant-based diet, comprising of all the basic supplements, is beneficial in the long-term. Stressing the same sentiments, FSSAI has also recommended balanced calorie diet that includes natural products such as fruits, vegetables, legumes and plant-based milk. Besides, avoidance of animal-based diet has also been suggested by a medical study. Reportedly, this makes people's heart healthier and prevents… read-more

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 10:47 AM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: FSSAI, India, health care, Lifestyle

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Sweet Shop

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West Bengal: Sweet Shop Owners Oppose FSSAI's Orders To Add Manufacturing Date Tags

Sweetshop owners of West Bengal have opposed the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India's (FSSAI) directives to give 'best-before' date to non-packed sweets from October 1. The directive has been termed as “illogical” under the state climatic conditions, since most sweets last only a day. Earlier, the Sweets and Savouries Manufacturers' Association of Bengal has written to CM Mamata Banerjee to resolve the matter. 

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 04:12 PM / by Nilesh Bansal

Tags: Expired food, West Bengal, FSSAI, Food blogs

Courtesy: Live MInt