Food safety and toxins | Centre for Science and Environment


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The programme relies on a two pronged strategy of doing laboratory research to generate empirical data on issues of toxins and food safety and secondly, doing policy research and advocacy to bring about changes in the regulatory and enforcement framework.

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Chief minister Oommen Chandy has asked food safety officials to take stern steps to control sale of fruits and vegetables that are high in pesticide content. He was speaking at a meeting of senior officials

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Junk Food Busted

As we all know, junk food is defined as food with empty calories - it provides fat, sugar and salt, without nutrition. But how bad is it? This is what CSE's laboratory checked recently. The results were both predictable and alarming. Read the book to know more.

Price: Rs. 280.00 (US $ 15)

Pages:  48  

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Says disposal will cost Rs 210 crore while using existing raw material stock to manufacture the pesticide will increase crop production
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