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Guidelines being framed on health food in schools, court told


August 30th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that a consultant had been tasked to frame guidelines on ... Read more...

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Cheated by rains, UP falls back to traditional coolers (Feature)


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) 'Khus ka itra' and 'Mitti ka itra', lemon grass shower dips, mattha, nariyal paani, phalse ka sharbat, keora water, rose water, lassi, bael ka sharbet, phalooda ... Read more...

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Rajasthan bans fast foods in college canteens


February 24th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has asked all state-run colleges to ban sale of junk foods including pizzas, burgers and cold drinks on their premises, an official said ... Read more...

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Junk food: High Court seeks guidelines


January 11th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to frame guidelines on a PIL seeking a ban on ... Read more...

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School kids move court against sale of junk food


December 21st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the central government's response on a petition filed by students of a private school in south Delhi seeking a ... Read more...

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Junk food ban plea: Food product makers move court (Lead)


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The All India Food Processors Association (AIFPA) Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court, pleading that the court should hear them before passing any final order ... Read more...

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Court to centre: ban junk food from school, college canteens


October 5th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government to ensure the complete ban of carbonated beverages and junk food from school and college canteens."We ... Read more...

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Government mulls curbs on junk food in schools


July 18th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The central government Monday admitted before the Delhi High Court that junk food causes health hazards, including heart problem, and said guidelines would be framed ... Read more...

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Mercury soars in Srinagar


May 19th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 19 (IANS) In what is "sweltering heat" for the locals but "unbelievably pleasant weather" to the tourists, the maximum temperature in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar has ... Read more...

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Sharman replaces ‘Fido Dido’ as 7UP brand ambassador


March 21st, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi has replaced the cartoon character of Fido Dido as the face of PepsiCo's aerated drink 7UP.Sharman has been signed up ... Read more...

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Court questions government on junk food ban in schools


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court issued notices to the Delhi government, the health ministry and the human resource development ministry on the issue of banning the sale of ... Read more...

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NGO files petition to ban junk food in schools


December 21st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) In an effort to encourage healthier eating habits in children, an NGO here has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Delhi High Court to ban ... Read more...

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Higher taxes on sweetened drinks may not be enough to curb obesity


December 14th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new research has found that imposing higher taxes on sodas and other sweetened drinks may generate a lot of money - but leads to only minimal weight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coca Cola India posts 17th consecutive quarterly growth


October 19th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Global beverages giant Coca Cola posted strong quarterly growth for the quarter ended Sep 30 in India despite a rather lengthy rainy season.Beverage sales are typically lower ... Read more...

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Tata Global Beverages may enter food business


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages (TGB), known earlier as Tata Tea, may diversify into food business, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata said here Monday. "Change in name (has been) done to ... Read more...

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Here’s how to make a perfect bride on your big day


August 1st, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1(ANI): Want to sizzle when you walk the aisle? A food and nutrition expert offers some easy tips to lose those crucial pounds before the wedding day.On CBS' "The Early ... Read more...

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Coffee, Soda Not Related To Colon Cancer, Study Reveals


May 16th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Revelations of a new research brings some great news for coffee ans soft drinks lovers all across the world. A study which was recently published in ... Read more...

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Tata Global Beverages: The new name proposed for Tata Tea


May 6th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages Ltd. This is the new name chosen for the tea company of India's largest corporate house after having made many big-ticket acquisitions and expanded its ... Read more...

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Candy, Beer and Bottled water Bill sent to Senate


April 13th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New taxes are in store for bottled water, beer and candy, which would be imposed in June 2010. Whereas in July a new tax would ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty, other celebs’ cod science debunked


January 4th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty and other Hollywood celebs' cod science fallacy have been debunked by some of the leading researchers.Shetty had recently said that she avoids carbonated ... Read more...

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Mobile booths outside schools to offer healthy milk products


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) Lucknow Milk Producers Co-operative Union (LMPCU), Uttar Pradesh's largest dairy organisation, will offer "healthy milk products" to children by opening mobile booths outside schools and educational institutions. The organisation ... Read more...

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Just two cans of fizzy drink a day can cause severe liver damage


August 12th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Drinking as little as two cans of fizzy drink a day can cause severe long-term liver damage, warns new study.The research, which raises health concerns associated with non-alcoholic ... Read more...

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China rejects Coke 2.4 billion dollar bid for domestic juice maker


March 19th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.19 (ANI): China has rejected Coca-Cola''s plan to acquire beverage maker China Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd for 2.4 billion dollars, citing the country''s anti-monopoly law. According to a China Daily report, ... Read more...

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Fizzy fruit drinks to woo cola-loving young India


November 19th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 19 (IANS) Aerated drinks, especially colas, that are gulped by millions of young Indians may soon face healthy competition from fizz-filled mango, pineapple and passion fruit juices, thanks to horticultural ... Read more...

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Kareena Kapoor PepsiCo’s new brand ambassador


October 30th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor has been appointed the new brand ambassador of soft drinks giant PepsiCo's snacks. She will be seen with boyfriend Saif Ali Khan, actress Juhi ... Read more...

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Flat colas not an effective alternative to oral rehydration solution


May 27th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Parents should not give their children flat carbonated drinks to rehydrate them after sickness and diarrhoea, according to a new study.Researchers at Watford General Hospital in Hertfordshire ... Read more...

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