Maximise health by minimising salt, sugar and fat

October 13, 2021 | Consumer Voice

It is increasingly becoming apparent that high consumption of salt, sugar and fat is one of the prime reasons … read more

‘Prevalence of hypertension at a high of 52.3% in Haryana’

August 29, 2021 | The Times of India

Haryana is also among the top states in hypertension and pre … Read more

The study conducted by Banaras Hindu Univesity on people more than the age of 45 has revealed a maximum number of hypertension patients are from Madhya Pradesh

August 20, 2021 | People Samachar

मध्य प्रदेश मे ४५ साल से अधिक आयु …  Read more

Uncontrolled hypertension taking toll on elderly Indians

August 20, 2021 | The Pioneer

Uncontrolled hypertension is becoming a major cause of health concern among elderly Indians with about 45 percent of Indians aged 45 and above suffering from hypertension and another 40 per cent with pre-hypertension…  Read more

Uncontrolled hypertension taking toll on elderly Indians

August 19, 2021 | Akila News

ભારતમાં હાઇપર ટેન્શન..Read more

Doctors & global public health experts urge for ‘high-in’ warning labels on food & beverages

August 13, 2021 | FNB News

Leading doctors and global public health experts have come together to emphasise on the importance of consumer-friendly warning labels, which will address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in India.  Read more

Experts stress the need for consumer-friendly warning labels on packaged food

August 13, 2021 | Food Processing Bazaar

Leading doctors and global public health experts have stressed the need for consumer-friendly warning labels to address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in India.  Read more

Health experts emphasise on importance of warning labels

August 13, 2021 | Big News Network

To address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in India, leading doctors and global public health experts recently come together to emphasise the importance of consumer-friendly warning labels.  Read more

Doctors and Global Public Health Experts urge for ‘high-in’ warning labels on food and beverages: India needs to adopt the right FOPL

August 12, 2021 | Business World

Doctors and global public health experts have come together to emphasise on the importance of consumer-friendly warning labels, which will address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in India.  Read more

Doctors and Global Public Health Experts urge for ‘high-in’ warning labels on food and beverages: India needs to adopt the right FOPL

August 12, 2021 | Sify.com

To address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in India, leading doctors and global public health experts recently come together to emphasise the importance of consumer-friendly warning labels.  Read more

Doctors and Global Public Health Experts urge for ‘high-in’ warning labels on food and beverages: India needs to adopt the right FOPL

August 12, 2021 | Digital Media

Leading doctors and global public health experts have come together to emphasise on the importance of consumer-friendly warning labels, which will address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in India.  Read more

Doctors and Global Public Health Experts urge for ‘high-in’ warning labels on food and beverages: India needs to adopt the right FOPL

August 12, 2021 | Business This week

Leading doctors and global public health experts have come together to emphasise on the importance of consumer-friendly warning labels, which will address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in India.  Read more

Doctors and Global Public Health Experts urge for ‘high-in’ warning labels on food and beverages: India needs to adopt the right FOPL

August 12, 2021 | English Lokmat

To address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in India, leading doctors and global public health experts recently.  Read more

Front-of-package warning labelling is a key component of a comprehensive strategy to promote healthier lives

August 12, 2021 | Nuffood Spectrum

Leading doctors and global public health experts have come together to emphasise on the importance of consumer-friendly warning labels, which will address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in India.  Read more

India needs to adopt the right FOPL: Experts

August 12, 2021 | Express Healthcare

Unhealthy diets have been recognised as the largest modifiable risk factor for the increasing burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), responsible for 71% deaths worldwide.  Read more

Doctors, public health experts emphasise importance of consumer-friendly food, beverage warning labels

August 12, 2021 | Asian News International

To address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in India, leading doctors and global public health experts recently.  Read more

Experts stress the need for consumer-friendly warning labels

August 12, 2021 | The Times of India

Leading doctors and global public health experts have stressed the need for consumer-friendly warning labels to address the rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in India.  Read more

Time to take hypertension, a COVID-19 comorbidity, head-on

May 17, 2021 | daily pioneer

In India at least one in three adults in India have hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. The ongoing pandemic has revealed how people with hypertension are at greater risk of becoming severely ill or dying from COVID-19.  Read more

कारगर FOPL से भारत में रोके जा सकते हैं नॉन कम्‍युनिकेबल रोग: विशेषज्ञ

March 23, 2021 | Msn

वैश्विक और स्थानीय विशेषज्ञ भारत के गैर-संचारी रोगों (NCD) के बढ़ते संकट से निपटने के लिए सरल और प्रभावी फ्रंट-ऑफ-पैकेज लेबल (FOPL) को प्रभावी बनाने के लिए एक साथ आए हैं| Read more

Strong Front Of Package Labelling Must To Stem The Scourge Of Non Communicable Diseases

March 23, 2021 | Outlook India

Global and local experts have come together to urge for simple and effective front-of-package labels (FOPL) to address India’s spiralling crisis of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Read more

Strong Front Of Package Labelling Must To Stem The Scourge Of Non Communicable Diseases

March 23, 2021 | Outlook Poshan

Global and local experts have come together to urge for simple and effective front-of-package labels (FOPL) to address India’s spiralling crisis of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Read more

कारगर FOPL से भारत में रोके जा सकते हैं नॉन कम्‍युनिकेबल रोग, 58 लाख लोगों में होता है मौत का खतरा

March 23, 2021 | News 18

वैश्विक और स्थानीय विशेषज्ञ भारत के गैर-संचारी रोगों (NCD) के बढ़ते संकट से निपटने के लिए सरल और प्रभावी फ्रंट-ऑफ-पैकेज लेबल (FOPL) को प्रभावी बनाने के लिए एक साथ आए हैं| Read more

Food package labels warning on sugar, trans-fats may help fight obesity, diabetes

March 19, 2021 | Web Dunia

With more than 135 million Indians being obese and a sharp rise in childhood obesity, global and local experts have come together to urge for simple and effective front-of-package labels (FOPL) to address India’s crisis of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Read more

Experts call for labelling of processed food to check disease burden

March 19, 2021 | The India Saga

In view of the rising incidence of high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity among Indians, which aggravates the COVID- 19 risk among people suffering from these morbidities, health experts have called for introducing front-of-package labels (FOPL) on ultra-processed food items to check non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Read more

FSSAI notifies prohibition regulations with clarity on industrial trans fats

February 12, 2021 | FnB News

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has added provisions for restriction of sales with respect to limit of trans fatty acids in food products in the Food Safety and Standards Regulations. Read more

FSSAI notifies to limit trans fat in food items

February 12, 2021 | Total Telugu

If you eat too many chips, pizza, and all kinds of junk foods which has high amounts of trans fat, then you are at risk of high cholesterol and other health issues. Read more

FSSAI notifies regulations to limit trans fat in food items-Business Journal

February 12, 2021 | Business Journal

Packaged food companies said the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) move to reduce trans-fat in food items which use edible oil as an ingredient to 2% is consumer friendly and will not put burden on the industry. Read more

Punjab records highest prevalence of high blood pressure: ICMR study

February 10, 2021 | Times of India

India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI), an initiative led by the Indian Council of Research (ICMR), has pointed out that while Punjab has seen improvement in controlling prevalence of high blood pressure. Read more

FSSAI notifies regulations to limit trans fat in food items

February 10, 2021 | ET Retail

Packaged food companies said the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) move to reduce trans-fat in food items which use edible oil as an ingredient to 2%. Read more

ताकि आपको न हो दिल की बीमारी! खाने में ट्रांस फैट खत्म करने की तैयारी, FSSAI ने जारी किए नए नियम

February 10, 2021 | Times India News

अगर आप बहुत ज्यादा चिप्स, पिज्जा और तमाम तरह के जंक फूड्स खाते हैं तो आपको हाई कोलेस्ट्रॉल और दिल्ली की बीमारियों को खतरा रहता है. आप में से बहुत से लोगों को ये पता भी होगा कि इसकी सबसे बड़ी वजह है ट्रांस फैट्स (trans fats), जिसका इस्तेमाल कंपनियां अपने खाने पीने की चीजों में करती हैं ताकि वो लंबे समय तक चल सकें या खराब न हों. Read more

FSSAI notifies regulations to limit trans fat in food items | ताकि आपको न हो दिल की बीमारी! खाने में ट्रांस फैट खत्म करने की तैयारी, FSSAI ने जारी किए नए नियम

February 10, 2021 | Otnews

अगर आप बहुत ज्यादा चिप्स, पिज्जा और तमाम तरह के जंक फूड्स खाते हैं तो आपको हाई कोलेस्ट्रॉल और दिल्ली की बीमारियों को खतरा रहता है. आप में से बहुत से लोगों को ये पता भी होगा कि इसकी सबसे बड़ी वजह है ट्रांस फैट्स (trans fats), जिसका इस्तेमाल कंपनियां अपने खाने पीने की चीजों में करती हैं ताकि वो लंबे समय तक चल सकें या खराब न हों. Read more

Trans Fat ख़त्म करने को लेकर FSSAI ने लिया बड़ा फ़ैसला

February 10, 2021 | Agniban

अगर आप बहुत ज्यादा चिप्स, पिज्जा और तमाम तरह के जंक फूड्स खाते हैं तो आपको हाई कोलेस्ट्रॉल और दिल्ली की बीमारियों को खतरा रहता है। आप में से बहुत से लोगों को ये पता भी होगा कि इसकी सबसे बड़ी वजह है ट्रांस फैट्स (trans fats), जिसका इस्तेमाल कंपनियां अपने खाने पीने की चीजों में करती हैं ताकि वो लंबे समय तक चल सकें या खराब न हों। Read more

FSSAI ने दिया ट्रांस फैट के लिए बड़ा आदेश, जानिए अच्छे और बुरे Fat में क्या है अंतर

February 10, 2021 | Janta Se Rishta

खाने-पीने की चीजों की क्वालिटी पर नजर रखने वाली सरकारी संस्था खाद्य नियामक एफएसएसएआई (FSSAI) ने सभी खाद्य पदार्थों में बाहरी वसा (trans fat) के इस्तेमाल को कम करने के लिए कुछ नियम जारी किए हैं. Read more

FSSAI sets norms limiting use of industrial trans-fats by 2022

February 10, 2021 | Market Today Times

With the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) setting January 1, 2022 as the deadline for limiting trans-fat levels in food products and edible oils and fats to 2 per cent. Read more

Chips, Burger, Pizza ಪ್ರಿಯರಿಗೊಂದು ಮಹತ್ವದ ಸುದ್ದಿ, FSSAI ಹೊಸ ನಿಯಮ ನಿಮಗೂ ತಿಳಿದಿರಲಿ

February 10, 2021 | Zee News India

ಒಂದು ವೇಳೆ ನೀವೂ ಕೂಡ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಚಿಪ್ಸ್, ಪಿಜ್ಜಾ ಮತ್ತು ಬರ್ಗರ್ ಗಳಂತಹ ಜಂಕ್ ಫುಡ್‌ಗಳನ್ನು ಸೇವಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದರೆ, ನಿಮ್ಮಲ್ಲಿ ಕೊಲೆಸ್ಟ್ರಾಲ್ ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗಿ ಹೃದ್ರೋಗ ಸಂಭವಿಸುವ ಸಾಧ್ಯತೆ ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗಿರುತ್ತದೆ. ಇದಕ್ಕೆ ದೊಡ್ಡ ಕಾರಣ ಎಂದರ ಟ್ರಾನ್ಸ್ ಫ್ಯಾಟ್ ಗಳು. Read more

अब किसी को नहीं होगी दिल की बीमारी! FSSAI ने खाने को लेकर उठाया इतना बड़ा कदम

February 10, 2021 | Daily News 360

अब किसी को भी दिल की बीमारी नहीं होगी क्योंकि FSSAI ने खाने को लेकर बड़ा कदम उठाया है। यह कदम चिप्स, पिज्जा और तमाम तरह के जंक फूड्स को लेकर उठाया गया है। इन चीजों में हाई कोलेस्ट्रॉल होता है जिससें दिल्ली की बीमारियों को खतरा रहता है। Read more

FSSAI notifies regulations to limit industrial trans fat in food items: What is industrial trans fat?

February 10, 2021 | Jagran Josh

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on February 9, 2021 notified prohibition regulations called the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Second Amendment Regulations, 2021 to limit the content of trans fat in all food items. Read more

FSSAI ਨੇ ਸਿਹਤ ਲਈ ਹਾਨੀਕਾਰਕ ‘ਟ੍ਰਾਂਸ ਫੈਟ’ ਨੂੰ ਲੈ ਕੇ ਕੀਤਾ ਵੱਡਾ ਫ਼ੈਸਲਾ

February 10, 2021 | Maha Punjab

ਭਾਰਤੀ ਖੁਰਾਕ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਆ ਤੇ ਮਿਆਰ ਅਥਾਰਟੀ (ਐੱਫ. ਐੱਸ. ਐੱਸ. ਏ. ਆਈ.) ਨੇ ਖਾਣ-ਪੀਣ ਦੀਆਂ ਚੀਜ਼ਾਂ ਵਿਚ ਟ੍ਰਾਂਸ ਫੈਟ ਦੀ ਲਿਮਟ 5 ਫ਼ੀਸਦੀ ਤੋਂ ਘਟਾ ਕੇ 2 ਫ਼ੀਸਦੀ ਕਰ ਦਿੱਤੀ ਹੈ। ਇਹ ਨਵਾਂ ਨਿਯਮ ਅਗਲੇ ਸਾਲ ਜਨਵਰੀ ਤੋਂ ਲਾਗੂ ਹੋਵੇਗਾ। ਇਹ ਪੈਕੇਟ ਬੰਦ ਅਤੇ ਖੁੱਲ੍ਹੇ ਖਾਣੇ ਦੋਹਾਂ ‘ਤੇ ਲਾਗੂ ਹੋਵੇਗਾ। Read more

FSSAI sets norms limiting use of industrial trans-fats by 2022

February 10, 2021 | News Wrap India

With the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) setting January 1, 2022 because the deadline for limiting trans-fat ranges in meals merchandise and edible oils and fat to 2 per cent. Read more

FSSAI notifies regulations to limit trans fat in food items

February 10, 2021 | The Economics Times

Packaged food companies said the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) move to reduce trans-fat in food items which use edible oil as an ingredient to 2%. Read more

FSSAI notifies rules to restrict trans fats in meals objects

February 09, 2021 | Today News

Food regulator FSSAI on Tuesday said regulations to limit the content of trans fat in all food items have been notified.“With gazette of recent regulation to limit the content of trans fats in all food items, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) joins the league of several other nations globally having best practice policies for trans fat elimination,”. Read more

 FSSAI notifies laws to restrict trans fats in meals gadgets

February 09, 2021 | News Express

Food regulator FSSAI on Tuesday mentioned laws to restrict the content material of trans fats in all meals gadgets have been notified.“With gazette of recent regulation to limit the content of trans fats in all food items, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) joins the league of several other nations globally having. Read more

FSSAI: FSSAI notifies rules to restrict trans fats in meals gadgets

February 09, 2021 | The Greater India

Food regulator FSSAI on Tuesday mentioned rules to restrict the content material of trans fats in all meals gadgets have been notified.“With gazette of current regulation to restrict the content material of trans fat in all meals gadgets, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Read more

FSSAI ने किया नियमों में बदलाव, जल्द घटेगा खाद्य पदार्थों में ट्रांस फैट का इस्तेमाल

February 09, 2021 | Money Control

ट्रांस फैट यानि हमारे आपके दिल का दुश्मन। भारतीय खाद्य सुरक्षा एवं मानक प्राधिकार (FSSAI) ने खाने पीने की चीजों में ट्रांस फैट की सीमा 5 फीसदी से घटाकर 2 फीसदी कर दी है। खाद्य पदार्थ में ट्रांस फैट 2 फीसदी से अधिक नहीं होगा। पैकेट बंद और खुले खाने दोनों पर नियम लागू होगा।. Read more

FSSAI sets norms limiting use of industrial trans-fats by 2022

February 09, 2021 | News Bundle Online

With the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) setting January 1, 2022 as the deadline for limiting trans-fat levels in food products and edible oils and fats to 2 per cent. Read more

Aim to limit use of industrial trans fats by 2022: FSSAI

February 09, 2021 | Inshorts

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has said that it aims to limit industrial trans fats in all fats and oils to 2% by January next year. “With the enactment of recent regulations on trans fats. Read more

Trans-fatty acids to be limited to 2% in food products from January 2022

February 09, 2021 | Business Today

With this regulation India joins the club of around 40 countries globally that have already enacted the best practice policies to eliminate trans fats, says Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. Read more

FSSAI issues new notification regarding Trans Fatty Acids

February 09, 2021 | Food Infotech

FSSAI, the vertex authority formulating all the adulteration and compliance laws, has now stated new prohibitions on the sale of food products containing trans Fatty acids above the prescribed limit under Food Safety and Standards Regulations. Read more

FSSAI notifies regulations to limit trans fat in food items

February 09, 2021 | Outlook India

Food regulator FSSAI on Tuesday said regulations to limit the content of trans fat in all food items have been notified.”With gazette of recent regulation to limit the content of trans fats in all food items. Read more

FSSAI notifies regulations to limit trans fat in food items

February 09, 2021 | The Tribune

Food regulator FSSAI on Tuesday said regulations to limit the content of trans fat in all food items have been notified.“With gazette of recent regulation to limit the content of trans fats in all food items. Read more

Food regulator FSSAI notifies regulations to limit trans fat in food items

February 09, 2021 | Business Standard

Food regulator on Tuesday said regulations to limit the content of trans fat in all have been notified “With gazette of recent regulation to limit the content of trans fats in all food items. Read more

Aim to limit use of industrial trans fats by 2022, says FSSAI

February 09, 2021 | Hindustan Times

As per the regulation, All food products in which edible oils and fats are used as an ingredient will not contain industrial trans fatty acids more than 2% by mass of the total oils or fats present, on and from January 1, 2022. Read more

FSSAI sets norms limiting use of industrial trans-fats by 2022

February 09, 2021 | The Hindu Business Line

With the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) setting January 1, 2022 as the deadline for limiting trans-fat levels in food products and edible oils and fats to 2 per cent. Read more

FSSAI Caps Trans Fatty Acids In Food

February 08, 2021 | Insights in India

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has restricted the permissible amount of industrial Trans Fatty Acid (TFA) in food products to 2 per cent from 2022. Read more

After oils, FSSAI caps transfats in foods

February 07, 2021 | Newsrashtra

The FSSAI has amended its rules to put a cap on trans fatty acids (TFAs) in food products just weeks after it tightened the norms for oils and fats. Read more

After oils, FSSAI caps transfats in meals

February 07, 2021 | The Greater India

The FSSAI has amended its guidelines to place a cap on trans fatty acids (TFAs) in meals merchandise simply weeks after it tightened the norms for oils and fat. Read more

After oils, FSSAI caps transfats in foods

February 07, 2021 | 24×7 Headline

The FSSAI has amended its rules to put a cap on trans fatty acids (TFAs) in food products just weeks after it tightened the norms for oils and fats. Read more

FSSAI Caps Trans Fatty Acids In Food To 2 Per Cent By 2022

February 06, 2021 | Outlook

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has restricted the permissible amount of industrial Trans Fatty Acid (TFA) in food products to 2 per cent from 2022. Read more

After oils, FSSAI caps transfats in foods

February 06, 2021 | divya-bharat

The FSSAI has amended its rules to put a cap on trans fatty acids (TFAs) in food products just weeks after it tightened the norms for oils and fats. Read more

FSSAI Slashes Limit For Transfat Levels in Foods

January 05, 2021 | the national tv

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has capped the number of trans fatty acids (TFA) in oils and fats to 3% for 2021 and 2% by 2022 from the current permissible limit of 5%. Read more

FSSAI’s caps Trans Fatty Acid to 2% in all oils and fats by Jan 22

January 05, 2021 | ETHealthWorld

India has unveiled regulations to limit trans fat in oils and fats, an important step for public health that will prevent thousands of deaths every year. Read more

FSSAI’s caps Trans Fat Content In Food Items And Oils To 3% by 2021

January 05, 2021 | naagrik news

The most awaited demand of experts to reduce the level of trans fats in food items has been met now, as India’s top food regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India(FSSAI) reduces it to 3%. Read more

FSSAI brings down trans fat level in food to 3% from 5%

January 04, 2021 | The Hindu

India’s food regulator, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), plans to reduce the level of trans fats in food items from the permissible limit of 5 per cent to 3 per cent. Read more

Food Regulator Slashes Trans Fat Limit in Food from 5% to 3%. Here’s Why It’s Important

January 04, 2021 | msn

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has slashed the amount of trans fatty acids allowed in oils and fats to 3 per cent from 5 per cent. Read more

New regulations of FSSAI on Trans Fats

January 04, 2021 | journal of India

Recently, FSSAI has reduced the trans fat levels in foods from 5% to 3%. Read more

FSSAI slashes limit for trans-fat levels in foods

January 04, 2021 | aspirant world

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has capped the amount of trans fatty acids (TFA) in oils and fats to 3% for 2021 and 2% by 2022 from the current permissible limit of 5%. Read more

FSSAI reduces trans fat levels in food from 5% to 3%

January 04, 2021 | Hindustan times

In October last year, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan had launched the “Trans Fat Free” logo during the 8th International Chefs Conference in the national Capital. Read more

What are trans-fats or trans fatty acids? How they are linked to LDL or HDL; list of fats good for health

January 04, 2021 | Times Now

Replacing trans fat with healthier oils/fats in the food supply is a low-cost way for governments to save the lives of their citizens, says WHO. Read more

India’s food regulatory body reduces limit for trans fat levels in foods

January 04, 2021 | Jagran Josh

FSSAI has reduced the amount of trans fatty acids in fats and oils to 3% for the year 2021 and aims at reducing it to 2% by the year 2022. Read more

India Ruled To Cap TFA In Fats, Oils At 2 Per Cent By 2022

January 04, 2021 | The Hindu

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has capped the amount of trans fatty acids (TFA) in oils and fats to 3% for 2021 and 2% by 2022 from the current permissible limit of 5% through an amendment to the Food Safety.  Read more

FSSAI slashes limit for trans fat levels in foods

January 03, 2021 | The Hindu

As per the World Health Organisation, approximately 5.4 lakh deaths take place each year globally because of intake of trans fatty acids. Read more

India Ruled To Cap TFA In Fats, Oils At 2 Per Cent By 2022

January 02, 2020 | Outlook Poshan

India has unveiled regulations to limit trans fat in oils and fats, an important step for public health that will prevent thousands of deaths every year. Read more

 ‘TRANS FATS IS A VERY CRITICAL PROBLEM FOR SOCIETY’

August 26, 2020 | Outlook Poshan

In an exclusive interview, FSSAI CEO Arun Singhal explains how the government plans to cap trans fats at 2 per cent a year before the WHO deadline. Read more

 COULD COVID-19 LEAD TO A SPIKE IN TRANS FAT CONSUMPTION?

August 18, 2020 | Outlook Poshan

Dr Shauna Downs of Rutgers University’s Department of Urban-Global Public Health believes that poorer nations might consume products with more trans fats simply because it is more affordable. Read more

LOOK BEFORE YOU MUNCH

August 17, 2020 | Outlook Poshan

India needs easy-to-understand labelling on food packets for consumers to make informed choices about nutrients. Nutrition-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are rising across the globe. Read more

‘WHEN THE WORLD WAS BANNING TFA, WE WERE PROMOTING VANASPATI’

August 10, 2020 | Outlook Poshan

Pushback from the industry and a weak regulator has allowed deadly industrial trans fats to continue in the Indian food chain, says Amit Khurana of the CSE. Read more

NORMS LIMITING TRANS FATS TO 2% TO BE NOTIFIED SOON, BAKSHI TELLS WEBINAR

August 08, 2020 | FNB News.com

FSS regulations limiting the industrially produced Trans Fatty Acids (TFAs) in all oils, fats and foods to 2% by weight will be notified soon, according to Dr Sunil Bakshi, head (regulations/Codex/international cooperation), Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Read more

SOME TERRIFYING TRANS FATTY FACTS

July 28, 2020 | Outlook Poshan

Trans Fats are the most dangerous ingredient in the food chain. Eliminating them from our daily diet can help us lead a healthy and disease-free life.The 20th century saw big changes in human food supplies. The most dangerous ingredient which was added to food for the first time in human history was industrially produced trans fats in partially hydrogenated oils. Read more

ARE SAMOSAS CHASING YOU?

July 22, 2020 | Outlook Poshan

Samosas and other snacks will always follow you. The only way to stop indulging in them is to understand how foods cooked in polyunsaturated vegetable oils –sometimes with dangerous trans fats– can have deadly consequences on your health. Read more

MATTER OF FAT: THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY

July 21, 2020 | Outlook Poshan

Dr Shweta Khandelwal explains the dangers of trans fats, and why nutrition is interlinked with so many other variables like fiscal and other policies and the empowerment of civil society. Read more

TRANS FATS: THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS

July 03, 2020 | Outlook Poshan

India plans to cap the amount of this deadly unsaturated fat found across various food sectors before the WHO deadline of 2023. But some loopholes in the draft law need to be plugged first. Read more

TRANS FAT: THE BLACK SHEEP OF THE ‘FAT’ FAMILY

May 29, 2020 | News Click

‘Though the general notion is that fat is bad for our health, we should not forget that fat is needed by our body as it is a major source of energy and also contributes to brain development.’ Read more

TRANS FAT: THE NEXT EPIDEMIC TO WATCH OUT FOR

May 21, 2020 | Outlook Poshan

More people die annually from heart diseases than from any other cause. And trans fats are to blame. Currently, the world is reeling under a global pandemic that has exposed colossal chinks in the world’s ability to deal with this scourge. Read more

WALK TO CREATE ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS

November 18, 2019 | The Telegraph

Citizens on Sunday participated in a walk organised by the Consumers’ Legal Protection Forum, Assam, with support from Consumer VOICE, Delhi, to mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Read more

 

CITY OBSERVES WORLD DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

November 18, 2019 | The Sentinel

Consumer’s Legal Protection Forum, Assam, Consumer VOICE, Delhi in association with Chakshu organized a peaceful walk from Gauhati Medical College Road, Bhangagarh on Sunday morning to mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and demanded safer roads for all. Read more

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