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Lack of food safety killing 2.2 million every year: Experts

Mumbai: Lack of government policies on food and water safety is causing the death of 2.2 million people, including children, every year across the globe, health experts said on Sunday. They said the use of pesticides and fertilizers in the past 50 years has grown nearly 170 times. As a consequence, persistent residues of the chemicals contaminate food and disper....

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Contamination is the greatest challenge for food safety in India: CSE

NEW DELHI, APRIL 6: Red-flagging the rising incidence of food and water contamination in India ahead of the World Health Day on Monday, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said there is need for strict enforcement of the Food Safety and Standards Act and strengthening of the food testing laboratory infrastructure and skills. “Scientific evidence has ....

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Adulteration of food needs to be checked: Experts

CHANDIGARH: Indian Public Health Association (IPHA), PGI, Chandigarh Chapter, celebrated World Health Day at PGI on Tuesday. The World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 on the foundation day of World Health Organization (WHO) to draw attention to a public health problem of global proportions and what needs to be done to address it. "Food safety: From farm to....

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