Food, drink giants plot fightback as India looks to tighten rules

Food, drink giants plot fightback as India looks to tighten rules

NEW DELHI, March 16 (Reuters) – Several food and drink multinationals and trade groups met in recent weeks to discuss how to lobby more effectively against Indian proposals for higher taxes and stricter labelling rules on fatty or sugary foods, sources familiar with the talks said.   According to officials, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration […]

Food allergies linked to higher asthma risk in kids

Food allergies linked to higher asthma risk in kids

New York, August 26 (IANS) The higher the number of food allergies a child might have, the greater is his or her risk of developing asthma and allergic rhinitis during childhood, new research has found.   “Of the major food allergens, allergy to peanut, milk and egg significantly predisposed children to asthma and allergic rhinitis,” […]

SHG women trained on food preservation

SHG women trained on food preservation

Kohima, November 5 (MExN): Taking up of income generating activities and accessing economic benefits are still hard to come by especially for women in rural areas and small towns.   Rovi Chasie of Livelihood Enhancement Center, Jotsoma in collaboration with The Green Caravan, Zynorique Initiatives provided an opportunity for women from various SHGs to gain […]