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Food price index highest since 2014

The United Nations recently announced that the world food prices increased for the eleventh consecutive month in April 2021. It reached the highest level since May 2014. This announcement was made based on the Food Price Index released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation. Food Price Index The Food Price Index measures monthly changes of ..

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WHO partners with IFBA to achieve its target under REPLACE initiative

The World Health Organization (WHO) has partnered with the International Food and Beverage Alliance (IFBA) to achieve its target under REPLACE initiative of eliminating industrial trans-fat from industrially produced global food supply by 2023. Trans-fat is also called the worst form of fat in food. It is responsible for over 5,00,000 deaths from coronary heart ..

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India cuts import tax on crude palm oil sourced from ASEAN nations from 44% to 40%

India has slashed import taxes on crude and refined palm oil sourced from Southeast Asian (ASEAN) countries after a request from suppliers. According to the official notification, the duty on crude palm oil was lowered to 40% from 44%, while the tax on refined palm oil was cut to 45% from 54% if imported from ..

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World Health Organization (WHO) launches REPLACE to eliminate trans fat in foods by 2023

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a comprehensive plan “REPLACE” to eliminate industrially-produced artificial trans fats from the global food supply by 2023. The elimination of trans fats is key to protecting the health and saving lives. The global health body estimates that every year, trans fat intake leads to over 5,00,000 deaths worldwide ..

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Current Affairs Business & Economy : November 24-30, 2009

November 24, 2009: MOU between Indian Oil & Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd. for Nuclear Power PlantIndian Oil Corporation and Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd. have recently signed an MOU for setting up at least one 1,000 MW nuclear power plant. NPCIL will be the operator and take at least 51 per cent ..

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