Sunday, August 28, 2011

JUNK FOODS ARTICLE IN TAMIRABARANI PEDICON-2011 SOUVENIR

             Recently, I addressed about Child food adulteration in the Tamilnadu Pediatricians' State conference "PEDICON-2011" in Tirunelveli. My article "JUNK FOODS-HEALTHY OR RISKY?" was also published in their souvenir. I reproduce a  copy of it for your reference


Saturday, August 20, 2011

REWARD TO WHISTLE-BLOWERS EXPOSING ADULETRATION.


            The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has proposed to lay down a trap to intercept manufacturers involved in production or marketing of adulterated food items.To encourage inflow of information from all stakeholders regarding adulterated/unsafe food, the FSSAI has proposed to introduce a scheme of rewards for whistle-blowers and informants from the funds being made available to the state governments under a Centrally Sponsored Scheme.