Junk food Current Affairs, GK & News
The food regulator, FSSAI-Food Safety and Standards Authority of India released draft regulations for school children. The draft was titled “food Safety and Standards (Safe Food and Healthy Diets for School Children) Regulations, 2019. The regulator has sought comments from stake holders within 30 days. Highlights of the regulations A complete ban was imposed on ..
The Indian Government has shown high concern on the number of rising lifestyle diseases in the country. Diseases like diabetes, heart ailments, and posture issues are becoming increasingly common in the Indian population due to our food habits and our sedentary lifestyles. Indians are increasingly relying on junk food and this has caused a surge ..
UGC directs universities and higher education institutions to ban sale of junk food on their campuses
University Grants Commission (UGC) issued circular directing all varsities and higher education institutions to ban sale of junk food on their campuses. This ban will help will set new standards for healthy food, making students live better, learn better and reduce obesity levels. It will also help to prevent lifestyle diseases which have direct link ..