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Retail inflation rises to 10.3 percent in August


September 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India's retail inflation rose to double digits at 10.3 percent in August as compared to 9.86 percent in the previous month owing to a sharp ... Read more...

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Gene linked with vitamin B12 deficiency found


August 27th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 27 (IANS) Vitamin B12 is vital for healthy functioning of our nervous system, but some people who suffer from its deficiency because of a rare genetic disorder, develop ... Read more...

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Cancer-causing chemical found in baby milk in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Five batches of an infant formula milk powder made by a Chinese company have been found to be tainted with a highly toxic aflatoxin, a substance ... 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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Import of sensitive items rises nearly 43 percent in 2011-12


June 20th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Import of sensitive items such as fruits, vegetables, edible oil and milk surged 42.8 percent to Rs.100,911 crore in the financial year ended March 31, ... Read more...

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Rajasthan dairy official suspended


May 25th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 25 (IANS) An officer of a government-run milk production plant here was suspended while the services of two private labour contractors were scrapped Friday, a day after at ... Read more...

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Seven child labourers rescued from Rajasthan milk plant


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 24 (IANS) At least seven child labourers, all aged below 14 years, were rescued from a government-run milk production plant here Thursday, police said adding that plant authorities ... Read more...

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Retail inflation surges to 10.36 percent in April


May 18th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India's inflation based on retail prices surged 10.36 percent in April as compared to 9.38 percent in the previous month due to a sharp increase ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on supply of adulterated milk (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and five state governments on a public suit seeking a complete curb on the sale and ... Read more...

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SC notice to government on supply of adulterated milk


May 9th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and five state governments on a petition seeking complete curb on the sale and supply of ... Read more...

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Government offers assistance to Delhi Milk Scheme


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday decided to assist Delhi Milk Scheme (DMS) in extending the reach of its products in the national capital.The decision was made ... Read more...

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UP to ask NID to design packs for milk products


March 27th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Packaged milk and other dairy products of Parag - Uttar Pradesh's flagship milk brand - would soon be available in stylish packs designed by the Ahmedabad-based ... Read more...

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Some probiotics better in surviving, promoting health


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Probiotics are bugs known to promote health, but only some are able to survive the harsh environment of the human digestive tract.For instance, the lactobacilli strains ... 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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Cancer-causing chemical found in peanuts, cooking oil


December 31st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) Food safety regulators in a Chinese province have detected carcinogenic substance Aflatoxin in peanuts and cooking oil.The chemical was found in the food items in Shenzhen ... Read more...

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Tirumala Diary to set up India’s largest diary plant


December 14th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Tirumala Diary, one of south India's largest and fastest growing private dairies, plans to set up the country's largest integrated diary plant in Andhra Pradesh with ... Read more...

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Most food adulteration cases in Uttar Pradesh


August 10th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh reported the maximum number of food adulteration in the country, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Tuesday adding that the country's average adulteration ... Read more...

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Seaweed: rich source of nutrition for heart


July 21st, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Scientists have identified seaweeds, that form an important element of Chinese and Japanese cuisine, as a rich new source of nutrition for the heart which could ... Read more...

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Food inflation at 10-week high; Pranab terms it unacceptable (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's food inflation soared to nearly 10-week high of 9.13 percent for the week ended June 11, prompting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to term ... Read more...

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High inflation not acceptable: Pranab


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said high inflation levels were not acceptable and the government would make all efforts to bring them down.Latest official ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers back in news, for wrong reasons again


May 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has sought to defuse a possible major controversy rocking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership by claiming that nobody ... Read more...

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Ensuring milk security for the Indian consumer (Comment)


May 20th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
During the recent past, milk being an essential food has become the most-talked-about products after petrol in urban India! Milk is a relatively new entrant amongst the food inflation-contributing items and ... Read more...

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Delhi to crackdown on food adulterators


May 11th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Anyone causing death from adulterated food in the Indian capital can be sentenced to life imprisonment, Delhi's Health Minister A.K. Walia said Wednesday.Walia said that ... Read more...

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Aversion to milk products exists only in mind


May 9th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Aversion to milk products may have no real basis but exists only in the mind. Such people may be labouring under stress, anxiety or depression. The ... Read more...

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China sets limit on melamine in baby food


April 21st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Infant food products, in which the quantity of melamine is higher than one milligram per kilogram of food, will be prohibited from sale in China, according ... Read more...

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Tender coconut water in tetra packs soon in Karnataka


April 14th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bellary, April 13 (IANS) Tender coconut water will soon be available in tetra packs in Karnataka, the country's third largest coconut producer, a senior official said here Wednesday."Tender coconut ... Read more...

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Milk in Bihar dearer from February


January 30th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 30 (IANS) Denizens of Bihar will have to pay Rs.1.50 more for a kg of milk from February, an official said Sunday.The Bihar State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation (COMPFED), which ... Read more...

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Eating poorly ‘can increase the risk of depression’


January 27th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study has found that the ingestion of trans-fats and saturated fats increase the risk of suffering depression while olive oil protects against this mental illness.Scientists from ... Read more...

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Imports of sensitive items grew 14.1 percent


January 10th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The total imports of sensitive items during April-October 2010 grew by 14.1 percent, and stood at Rs.40,499 crore as compared to Rs.35,487 crore during the corresponding period ... Read more...

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Milk prices up by Rs.2 in Bihar


December 30th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 30 (IANS) Millions of people in Bihar will have to pay Rs.2 more for a kg of milk from Friday, officials Thursday said.Bihar State Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation (COMPFED), which ... Read more...

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Milkfed lacks money to fight patent battle with NRI firm


November 7th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Due to financial constraints, Milkfed Punjab has been unable to take legal action against a company that has been selling milk products in the US ... Read more...

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Over 20 quintals adulterated sweets seized in Punjab


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 2 (IANS) With the festival of Diwali round the corner, over 20 quintals of adulterated sweets were seized from a wholesale sweetmeats manufacturer in Punjab's Jalandhar district Tuesday, health officials ... Read more...

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Milkfed targets 200,000 boxes of sweets this Diwali


October 28th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Punjab's milk cooperative society Milkfed is all set to increase the sale of its sweets by 100 percent during this Diwali festival, an official said Thursday.Milkfed is ... Read more...

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Breast milk ingredients critical for physiologic development in babies


October 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested the levels of nitrite and nitrate in breast milk change during the initial days after birth to accommodate the changing physiologic requirements of ... Read more...

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Shivarajakumar Becomes The Brand Ambassador Of ‘Kalyan Jewelry’


October 11th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Renowned Kannada film actor Shivarajakumar, who is son of late Kannada film star Dr Rajakumar, has become the brand ambassador for ‘Kalyan Jewelry’. His younger brother ... Read more...

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