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Delhi govt allows restaurants to operate round-the-clock, says tourism license not required
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Delhi govt allows restaurants to operate round-the-clock, says tourism license not required

The AAP government said such steps will help the industry generate more employment through higher demand and will set an example of the 'Delhi Model' of ease of doing business

From driving licences, free LPG connections, to Motor Vehicles Act: Here are rules that are changing from 1 October
India

From driving licences, free LPG connections, to Motor Vehicles Act: Here are rules that are changing from 1 October

From taxes on foreign fund transfers to the stopping of free LPG connections under the Ujjwala scheme, here are the major changes that will take place from 1 October

Sterling Holiday Resorts to open 21 properties in first phase after it gets go-ahead from govt to resume services
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Sterling Holiday Resorts to open 21 properties in first phase after it gets go-ahead from govt to resume services

Currently, the company has around 41 resorts across the country and all of them are closed for guests currently on account of lockdown imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sterling Holiday Resorts said.

Coronavirus does not spread through chicken, mutton, seafood; virus will not survive in high temperature: FSSAI
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Coronavirus does not spread through chicken, mutton, seafood; virus will not survive in high temperature: FSSAI

There is no scientific evidence to show that coronavirus spreads through eating chicken, mutton and seafood, FSSAI chief G S G Ayyangar said on Thursday and asserted that the virus would not survive in higher temperature

Excessive pesticides in agriculture make livestock vulnerable to aflatoxin contamination; affected dairy products can cause cancer in humans
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Excessive pesticides in agriculture make livestock vulnerable to aflatoxin contamination; affected dairy products can cause cancer in humans

Food containing aflatoxin concentrations, of just one milligram per kilogram, can cause aflatoxicosis which causes nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and convulsions in the short term and acute liver failure, jaundice, lethargy, eventually leading to death, according to a WHO study in February 2018.

Dangerously high levels of fat, excessive salt in packaged food, fast food items in India
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Dangerously high levels of fat, excessive salt in packaged food, fast food items in India

The levels are much higher than the thresholds set by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

Food regulator slaps notice on McDonald's for disparaging freshly cooked food, vegetables in advertisement
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Food regulator slaps notice on McDonald's for disparaging freshly cooked food, vegetables in advertisement

Food regulator FSSAI has slapped a show-cause notice on McDonald's for disparaging freshly cooked food and vegetables in its advertisements to promote fast food

Around 38% of processed milk samples fail to meet prescribed quality norm: FSSAI study
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Around 38% of processed milk samples fail to meet prescribed quality norm: FSSAI study

Processed milk, including of major brands, have failed to meet the prescribed quality norm in 37.7 percent of the total samples tested, according to an FSSAI study

Zomato asks partner restaurants to serve 45-day notice before opting out of Gold discounting scheme
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Zomato asks partner restaurants to serve 45-day notice before opting out of Gold discounting scheme

Zomato said that in case members wish to log back to its Gold platform they will be required to pay a sign-up fee

Online supermarket Grofers forays into packaged milk category, price to be 12% lower than competitors
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Online supermarket Grofers forays into packaged milk category, price to be 12% lower than competitors

Grofers expects a revenue of Rs 30 crore per annum from the packaged milk business, Grofer CEO Albinder Dhindsa said

Companies get 3 months' extension to comply with FSSAI order on labelling wheat products
Business

Companies get 3 months' extension to comply with FSSAI order on labelling wheat products

Food business operators have been given three more months, till 31 July, to change labels of their food products to include English nomenclature for 'atta' and 'maida' as wheat flour and refined wheat flour, respectively, according to the food safety regulator FSSAI

FSSAI to increase sample testing, enforcement activities to ensure availability of safe food to people
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FSSAI to increase sample testing, enforcement activities to ensure availability of safe food to people

In the last few years, FSSAI has given thrust to improve government labs through financial support and also notified private labs, he added.

Zomato delists 5,000 restaurants in February for failing to meet hygiene standards; joins hands with FSSAI for audits
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Zomato delists 5,000 restaurants in February for failing to meet hygiene standards; joins hands with FSSAI for audits

Zomato, along with the FSSAI, is conducting audit of all restaurants listed on the platform, across 150 cities in the country, where it has presence.

Govt asks Google, Facebook to remove 'fake' videos on food quality in India: Report
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Govt asks Google, Facebook to remove 'fake' videos on food quality in India: Report

IT Ministry has demanded to also block people who upload any misleading content regarding food quality.

FMCG major Nestle welcomes Supreme Court order on govt's Maggi case at NCDRC
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FMCG major Nestle welcomes Supreme Court order on govt's Maggi case at NCDRC

According to Nestle, CFTRI "analysis results showed that samples (of Maggi Noodles) were compliant for lead and other relevant parameters".

Maggi row: SC revives govt's case in NCDRC against Nestle India; says CFTRI report to form basis for proceedings
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Maggi row: SC revives govt's case in NCDRC against Nestle India; says CFTRI report to form basis for proceedings

Nestle had to withdraw its instant noodles brand Maggi from the market over allegations of high lead content and presence of MSG (monosodium glutamate).

Mother Dairy forays into organic food biz to diversify product portfolio; eyes Rs 50 cr revenue in 2019
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Mother Dairy forays into organic food biz to diversify product portfolio; eyes Rs 50 cr revenue in 2019

Mother Dairy has launched its organic range of fresh fruits and vegetables and other kitchen ingredients under its horticulture brand Safal.

Arsenic kills silently as you relish your chicken and mutton dishes; high time to pick safe food
India

Arsenic kills silently as you relish your chicken and mutton dishes; high time to pick safe food

Acute arsenic poisoning can lead to vomiting, abdominal pain, watery diarrhoea containing blood, cardiac problems, destruction of red blood cells, vertigo, delirium, shock, coma and death.

World Food Day: Centre launches Swasth Bharat Yatra to raise awareness about eating right
India

World Food Day: Centre launches Swasth Bharat Yatra to raise awareness about eating right

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is leading this campaign where about 7,500 cyclists are expected to participate in over 18,000-kilometre relay cycle rally travelling across six tracks through almost every state and Union Territory over 100 days to propagate a powerful message 'Eat Right India'.

Zomato, Swiggy, Foodpanda, seven others delist over 5,000 restaurants for not having food safety regulator's approval
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Zomato, Swiggy, Foodpanda, seven others delist over 5,000 restaurants for not having food safety regulator's approval

The move by the companies comes after FSSAI asked them in July to stop using edibles supplied by non-licensed operators after it received consumer complaints of sub-standard food being served through these platforms.