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Delhi HC reserves order on plea seeking ban on junk food in schools

Feb 25, 2015

Delhi HC reserves order on plea seeking ban on junk food in schools

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a plea seeking an immediate ban on junk food and carbonated drinks in all unaided and private schools after the amicus curiae strongly advocated for a complete stop. #India #NewsTracker #Health #Delhi High Court #junk food
Delhi HC seeks suggestion for guidelines on sale of junk food in schools

Feb 18, 2015

Delhi HC seeks suggestion for guidelines on sale of junk food in schools

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought suggestions from various stakeholders on draft guidelines of an expert committee on regulation of sale of junk food and aerated drinks in and around school premises in the country. #NewsTracker #junk food #Delhi HC #FSSAI #ood Safety and Standards Authority of India
Your McDonald's burger just turned a tad healthier as co cuts salt & calories in India

Feb 10, 2015

Your McDonald's burger just turned a tad healthier as co cuts salt & calories in India

The reduction of salt in fries, buns and nuggets was part of a global push to reduce sodium levels in its food #McDonald's #WHO #junk food #Fast food #burger #french fries #Amit Jatia
Want to kill that junk food craving? Try this green drink

Sep 03, 2014

Want to kill that junk food craving? Try this green drink

A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases "hedonic hunger" - eating for pleasure rather than to satisfy a biological need - by up to 95 percent and increases weight loss by 43 percent, new research indicates. #junk food #Spinach drink #green leaf membranes
Why banning junk food in schools isn't a bad idea

Jun 30, 2014

Why banning junk food in schools isn't a bad idea

A report on The Telegraph says that the women and child development ministry in India is mulling a ban on fried food in the cafetaria. They might also ban the sale of what is usually called junk food around the school. #Health #junk food #Chips #Junk Food in schools #Fries #Burgers #Deep fried foods #Junk food and children
Maneka Gandhi plans to propse ban on junk food in schools across India

Jun 04, 2014

Maneka Gandhi plans to propse ban on junk food in schools across India

The objective is to "make available good quality, safe food to students in school canteens", said officials from the WCD Ministry. #NewsTracker #junk food #Schools #Maneka Gandhi #women and child development
Want fruit instead of fries? McDonalds will soon allow that option

Sep 27, 2013

Want fruit instead of fries? McDonalds will soon allow that option

McDonald's, which often bears the brunt of criticism over the restaurant industry's penchant for tempting diners with indulgent and often high-calorie food, said it would offer the option in all of its 20 major global markets by 2020. #McDonald's #Health #happy meals #junk food #anti-obesity #french fries #fruit #salad #healthy eating #Center for Science in the Public Interest
Fitch downgrades Sony, Panasonic to 'junk' status

Nov 23, 2012

Fitch downgrades Sony, Panasonic to 'junk' status

Ratings agency Fitch downgraded the debt ratings of Japan's Sony Corp and Panasonic Corp to "junk" status citing weakness in their consumer electronics and TV operations, further diminishing the lustre of the once-great Japanese brands. #Sony #Japan #ExpertView #Panasonic #Fitch #Junk status
Disney to ban junk food ads on programmes for kids

Jun 06, 2012

Disney to ban junk food ads on programmes for kids

Walt Disney Company has announced it will become the first major media company to ban junk-food advertising on its TV, radio and online programmes that target children. #obesity #junk food #DIsney #Soft drink #Children's channel
Fitch cuts Nokia to junk, outlook negative

Apr 24, 2012

Fitch cuts Nokia to junk, outlook negative

The agency says the ratings could be downgraded further unless the company's business showed improvements over the second half of 2012 and in 2013. #Nokia #NewsTracker #Fitch ratings #Junk