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US disappointed over India's stand on TFA

Jul 26, 2014

US disappointed over India's stand on TFA

India is asking for a change in base year (1986) for calculating food subsidies. The US gives about $120 billion as farm subsidy compared to India's $12 billion. #India #US #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Food security #Trade Facilitation Agreement #Michael Punke
WTO EU, Aus-led group unite against India over Trade Facilitation Agreement

Jul 26, 2014

WTO EU, Aus-led group unite against India over Trade Facilitation Agreement

Unconvinced by India's line that it will not sign the TFA at WTO, a large block of global powers have joined hands against New Delhi. #India #Australia #NewsTracker #European Union #World Trade Organisation #Food security #EU #WTO #Trade Facilitation Agreement #TFA
India should get its own deal at WTO before saying yes to US, EU

Jul 26, 2014

India should get its own deal at WTO before saying yes to US, EU

The stand of the US, EU and allies is that the food security issues can be sorted out before 2017 but the TFA cannot wait because of its deadline. #India #US #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #EU #G20 #WTO #Food subsidy #Agreement on Agricultural #G33 #Trade Facilitation Agreement #Madi government
Food safety scare prompts China to probe 581 firms, restaurants

Jul 24, 2014

Food safety scare prompts China to probe 581 firms, restaurants

Yum Brands Inc, the owner of KFC and Pizza Hut, severed ties with OSI, and McDonald's said it would move supply from the Shanghai facility to OSI's new plant in the eastern central province of Henan. #China #NewsTracker #Fast food #KFC #McDonald's Corp #Expired food #Shanghai Husi Food #OSI Group #sick chidren
Contaminated meat Panicked China closes 600 restaurants, businesses

Jul 24, 2014

Contaminated meat Panicked China closes 600 restaurants, businesses

The Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration said in a statement that it visited 581 food-related facilities suspected of using expired meat from Shanghai Husi Food #food #World #China #NewsTracker #Restaurant #Fast food #Contaminated meat

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Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

Aug 28, 2013

Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

The RBI has no reason to continue with its tight liquidity policy that it introduced on the 15 July when the rupee was trading at levels of around 60. #BSE Sensex #InMyOpinion #PolicyWatch #Food Security Bill #Bond market #Indian rupee #Syrian crisis #RBI policies
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 23, 2013

Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Why do we balk at food subsidy for the poor when we accept every other form of subsidy for the rich - from diesel to power to education? #Economy #India #Amartya Sen #Food security #Subsidy #Gold Duties

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Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 28, 2014

This App Wants You To Share Your Leftovers To Fight Food Waste

In the developed world, most of us buy much more food than we can eat. Or that we should eat - just think that more than one-third of Americans are considered to be obese. A lot of stuff gets thrown away: according to a report by the Natural Resource...
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 28, 2014

U.S. food supplier cracks down on Chinese plant amid meat scare

U.S. meat supplier OSI Group said Monday that it was suspending operations at its Chinese subsidiary after media reports tied it to China's latest food scare...
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 28, 2014

6 Meal-Planning Hacks That Can Recalibrate Your Grocery Budget

Spending a ransom at the supermarket? It may be time to reboot your food shopping (and meal-planning) habits with these tricks...
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