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Junk Food


Food rich in fat, salt and sugar should be taxed

MavalankarDr Dileep Mavalankar, Director, Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar

Ban on junk food advertisement proposed in UK

imageThe Scottish public health minister has called for a ban on junk food advertisements before 9 PM in UK. The ban is proposed to extend to the whole of United Kingdom.
Earlier, the broadcasting regulatory body Ofcom had banned advertisement of food products containing high sugar, salt and fat content in children’s programmes.

CSE welcomes UP decision to ban junk food in schools

Calls for other states to follow suit

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Calls for other states to follow suit

Watch out for what you eat. It could be killing you slowly and sweetly: says new CSE junk food and nutrition study

  • Most junk foods contain very high levels of trans fats, salts and sugar – which inevitably lead to severe ill health and diseases like obesity and diabetes
  • CSE lab tests 16 major brands of foods relished by people, particularly the young: Maggi and Top Ramen noodles, MacDonald’s foods, KFC’s fried chicken and Haldiram’s Aloo Bhujia, among others
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FSSAI asked to make new guidelines for junk food in schools

The Delhi High Court has given the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) a six month period to come out with guidelines on implementing rules to ban junk food in and around schools. The two  judge bench gave the order on January 11. The next hearing is scheduled for July 25.

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FSSAI asked to make new rules

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The Delhi High Court has given the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) a six month period to come out with guidelines on implementing rules to ban junk food in and around schools. The two  judge bench gave the order on January 11. The next hearing is scheduled for July 25.

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Take junk food out of schools, say participants at a CSE Round Table

Round Table organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) brings together top doctors, educationists and civil society representatives

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Round Table organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) brings together top doctors, educationists and civil society representatives

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