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‘Fasting detoxifies the body, but don’t overdo’


August 7th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Fasting for religious purposes is common in India. The month of Shravan has just concluded and the month of Ramzan is on - in both ... Read more...

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Britannia NutriChoice’s healthy online ‘Olympic’ games


July 25th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Home-grown global processed food and snacks major Britannia Industries has launched a 40-day, event-packed online pastime -- "Game for Health" -- coinciding with the ... Read more...

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Packaged food industry to touch $30 bn by 2015


April 29th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The packaged food industry in India is likely to double by 2015 to touch $30 billion from the current $15 billion owing to the rise ... Read more...

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Scientists track mercury poisoning risk from diets


November 21st, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) Mercury in diets could whittle down the power of antioxidants and cause serious threats to health by accumulating in the body, aver scientists. Antioxidants, playing a ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis, the next big health worry for India (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 20th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) It is expected to affect 36 million Indians by 2013 but osteoporosis - a disease associated with brittle bones, fractures and painful recovery - remains ... Read more...

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‘Food safety norms should match global standards’


October 19th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian food safety standards should be harmonious with international norms to enable the domestic industry to take part in the global food business, an industry official ... Read more...

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US rally to seek food labelling


October 17th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) Hundreds of people from around the US rallied in front of the White House, urging the government to require compulsory labelling of food made from genetically ... Read more...

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‘Food processing industry needs to form consortium for R&D;’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) A group of government and private institutions should join hands to provide research and development inputs to food processing enterprises as most firms in the ... Read more...

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Nestle starts production at Karnataka plant


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Global processed food giant Nestle's Indian subsidiary Wednesday started operations at its new culinary plant in Nanjangud in Karnataka that was built at an ... Read more...

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Nestle calls for entries on sustainable development award (With Image)


February 12th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Global processed food giant Nestle has invited entries from individuals, non-profit and small enterprises for competing in its prestigious global award for innovative solutions on water management, ... Read more...

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Nestle opens nominations for sustainable development award


February 11th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Global processed food giant Nestle Friday invited entries from individuals, non-government organizations and small enterprises for competing in its international award for innovative solutions on water management, ... Read more...

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Afghanistan seeks Indian technology for its own green revolution


December 8th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Dec 8 (IANS) Hoping to bring about a green revolution in their country after the years of turmoil and war, Afghanistan farmers and agri-experts are looking forward to working ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s fitness secret - detox


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that she follow a radical detox plan simply called Clean to keep herself fit."I have turned many of my friends on to this programme ... Read more...

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Del Monte unveils food processing plant in India


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hosur (Tamil Nadu), Nov 2 (IANS) Global branded processed food and beverage major Del Monte Tuesday unveiled its manufacturing plant here for supplying a range of juices and culinary products in a ... Read more...

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Important Halloween Safety Tips For Pet Owners


October 29th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Halloween is that time of the year of when people get a chance to do crazy things without being judged. If you have pets ... Read more...

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‘Multinationals seeking to control global farming’


October 25th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Nagoya (Japan) Oct 25 (IANS) The world's largest seed and agrochemical corporations are filing hundreds of sweeping, multi-genome patents by saying they are developing "climate-ready" crops that will grow in ... Read more...

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Cash receipts from McDonald’s, KFC ‘harmful to your health’


July 28th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): The next time you collect your cash receipt from fast-food outlets or groceries, be careful - a new study claims the receipts contain high levels of the endocrine-disrupting ... Read more...

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MTR Foods to go national; double revenue by 2012


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) City-based processed food manufacturer MTR Foods has drawn up an ambitious plan to go national and double its revenue to Rs.500 crore by 2012, a top company official ... Read more...

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Health watchdog says 40,000 Britons die each year due to junk food


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Public health watchdog National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) has warned that more than 40,000 Britons are dying each year because of the high levels of ... Read more...

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India eyes organic food exports of $1 bn


May 15th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India has set a target of exporting organic food worth $1 billion in the next five years with its produce receiving wide acceptence in many mature markets ... Read more...

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Convenience food entering homes of middle class Indians


May 11th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Convenience food like canned exotic vegetables is making its way into the kitchens of Indian homes in metros and Tier-II cities as working couples find ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution in the USA


April 10th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Central City Elementary in Huntington W. Virginia became the guinea pig school in the fight to change the eating habits of our future. Jamie Oliver world chef and best selling ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver challenges Americans in Huntington, West Virginia to healthy eating


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Huntington, West Virginia is listed as the unhealthiest city in America. Government statistics have taken data that shows the citizens of this city have the highest ... Read more...

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Bt Brinjal will be single largest disaster, says scientist


February 1st, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With less than 10 days to go for Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's final call on the introduction of genetically modified brinjal, leading scientist Pushp Bhargava, who was ... Read more...

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Don’t sell us GM food, over 24,000 people tell firms


September 19th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Over 24,000 people have asked big manufacturers of processed foods in India, including Nestle, Britannia and Hindustan Unilever, not to use genetically modified (GM) foods after Greenpeace ... Read more...

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Bry-Air mulls acquisition in Japan


September 7th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Dehumidifier manufacturer Bry-Air (Asia) is looking to expand its Asian footprint by acquiring companies in Japan. "We have been exporting to Japan in small numbers, now we have decided ... Read more...

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Junk food cholesterol may pose the greatest heart disease risk


August 21st, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Health freaks know that high levels of total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol can increase the risk of heart attacks. Now, scientists have discovered a little-known type of cholesterol ... Read more...

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New foreign trade policy to be announced Aug 27


August 18th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The foreign trade policy for the next five years will be announced Aug 27, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said here Tuesday. "We will soon be coming ... Read more...

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Industry inputs sought to boost food processing sector


June 5th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The government has sought the food processing industry's support to set a 100-day target for the sector. "We are in the preparatory process of setting a 100-day target ... Read more...

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Bharti, Del Monte launch food products range


May 26th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Bharti group, promoted by the Delhi-based Mittal family, has ventured into food and beverage products in partnership with the Singapore-based Del Monte Pacific at an initial investment ... Read more...

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Go organic, live healthy, live green


April 25th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) 'Organic' is in at a time when there is universal advocacy of eco-friendly products, and the Indian market too is responding with a range of ... Read more...

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Hungry Girl: The Queen of Processed Food


April 24th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by GD
A hyper-kinetic 43-year-old former TV producer named Lisa Lillien, has written a best-selling cookbook for people who don't really cook. At one time she hated that she couldn't fit into her skinny ... Read more...

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Exports likely to fall in 2009-10: FICCI


April 5th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Amid falling overseas demand, India's export sector is likely to post negative or flat growth in the current fiscal, said an industry lobby Sunday. ... Read more...

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‘India will become food factory of the world’


February 25th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Feb 25 (IANS) With the food processing industry in India growing 13.7 percent annually, India is set to be become the food factory of the world, says Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Reliance Super store inaugurated in Jamnagar


July 9th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 9 (IANS) Reliance Retail launched the eighth Reliance Super mini-mart in Gujarat at Jamnagar Wednesday. "There was no celebrity to inaugurate the store. We requested the first customer to cut ... Read more...

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