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India to host 19th edition of IUFoST World Food Science and Technology Congress 2018

India will host the 19th edition of IUFoST World Food Science and Technology Congress 2018 in Navi Mumbai from October 23-27, 2018. The IUFoST stands for ‘International Union of Food Science and Technology’. The 5-day event will bring together researchers, academicians, professionals, policy makers and industry leaders from across the globe to showcase innovation, exchange ..

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Mumbai to host India’s first-ever nationwide food archaeology conference “ArchaeoBroma”

India’s first-ever nationwide conference on the archaeology, anthropology and sociology of food will be held in Mumbai, Maharashtra from on May 5 and 6, 2018. The conference titled “ArchaeoBroma” is being touted as India’s first-ever national meet on “food as culture”. It will be organised by the India Study Centre Trust (INSTUCEN Trust) and the ..

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RUTF: Ready to Use Therapeutic Food

RUTF is one of the measures to combat micronutrient malnutrition. RUTF is also referred as energy dense nutritious food (EDNF). It is a medical intervention to improve the nutrition intake of children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM). It is being implemented under the global initiative Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement and ICDS in India, ..

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India’s first mobile food testing lab launched in Goa

India’s first mobile food testing laboratory, which will enable on-the-spot food safety tests to be conducted in Goa, has officially launched by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on December 10, 2017. This is the first ever ‘Food Safety on Wheel’ mobile laboratory in the country. The vehicle is equipped to conduct on-the-spot tests to check the ..

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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) launched FoSCoRIS for food inspection & sampling

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has launched a nationwide online platform ‘FoSCoRIS’ to bring in transparency in food safety inspection and sampling. The web-based ‘FoSCoRIS’ system will help verify compliance of food safety and hygiene standards by food businesses as per the government norms.The new system will bring together all key ..

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