Centre for Science and Environment


Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:25

This is with reference to our study on residues of potassium bromate/iodate in bread released on May 23, 2016. While the documents issued provide a clear understanding on current Indian standards, but we are still getting queries around it, specifically from those who are reporting on this issue. We realise that it is important to address these questions to prevent any confusion/mis-communication on current Indian standards. Please see below our easy to understand notes: 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 15:24
  • CSE welcomes announcement made by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to ban use of potassium bromate in bread

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 12:06

CSE’s new study points to presence of possible cancer-causing chemical in bread 

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 15:48

It is not about the lack of water or monsoons, but about a lack of planning, policies and foresight

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 17:30

New Global Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database (update 2016) of the WHO released today shows Delhi has arrested and improved air quality since the last database published in 2014 – a drop of 20 per cent

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 16:44
  • Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board has directed the brick kiln industry to change technology from natural draft to induced draft within 90 days. 

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:13

CSE challenges the misleading number game of the industry to underplay vehicular pollution

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 16:57

Takes on motivated and half-baked science

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 16:53
  • The problem is not about lack of rainfall, but about lack of planning and foresight, and criminal neglect
  • P Sainath and Yogendra Yadav join Narain at a national meet on drought to give a call for action
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