Mustard comes closer to becoming India's first genetically modified food crop – Chemical & Engineering News

Mustard, a crop whose seeds and oil are traditionally used in everyday cooking in India, is coming closer to being the country’s first transgenic food crop. India’s top biotechnology regulator earlier this month approved the commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) mustard. However, … [Read more...]

India nears approval of first GM food crop – Science Magazine

An Indian advisory committee has cleared a genetically modified mustard for commercial use. By Pallava BaglaMay. 15, 2017 , 11:15 AM Amidst acrimonious debate over the safety of genetically modified (GM) food crops, India’s top biotechnology regulator last week declared a transgenic mustard … [Read more...]

Connecticut's INDIA Empire Expands into West Hartford – Connecticut Magazine

It’s nice to be wanted. It’s even nicer when the object of everyone’s affection is what you can whip up on the stove. Ask noted chef Prasad Chirnomula. That’s how he came to open the newest culinary addition to West Hartford’s Blue Back Square, INDIA. “I wasn’t eyeing West Hartford as a location at … [Read more...]

India nears approval of first GM food crop – Science Magazine

An Indian advisory committee has cleared a genetically modified mustard for commercial use. By Pallava BaglaMay. 15, 2017 , 11:15 AM Amidst acrimonious debate over the safety of genetically modified (GM) food crops, India’s top biotechnology regulator last week declared a transgenic mustard … [Read more...]

India nears approval of first GM food crop – Science Magazine

An Indian advisory committee has cleared a genetically modified mustard for commercial use. By Pallava BaglaMay. 15, 2017 , 11:15 AM Amidst acrimonious debate over the safety of genetically modified (GM) food crops, India’s top biotechnology regulator last week declared a transgenic mustard … [Read more...]

India Panel Recommends Commercial Use of First GM Food Crop – Bloomberg

An Indian environment ministry panel recommended to the government that it allow cultivation of a genetically-modified mustard variety, taking it closer to becoming the country’s first GM food crop for commercial production. The federal government will make a final decision in this regard, said … [Read more...]

India's food safety regulator wants higher tax on packaged food, sweetened drinks – Hindustan Times

Packaged junk food may soon cost more with India’s top food regulatory authority recommending additional tax on processed food and sugar-sweetened beverages.Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) also wants a blanket ban on advertising of junk foods and beverages on children’s channels … [Read more...]

Uber launches food delivery service UberEATS in India – VCCircle

San Francisco-based ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has launched its on-demand food delivery app, UberEATS, in India, starting with Mumbai. The standalone app allows users to schedule orders, curate restaurants, personalise taste preferences and dietary restrictions as well as track … [Read more...]

FOOD freshly enters India – Hindu Business Line

Mumbai, April 30:   German company FOOD freshly, which deals in fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, has formed a joint venture with exotic fruits importer IG International and will launch sliced fruits packaged to remain fresh for 10 days. The venture is named FOOD freshly India. “We are planning to … [Read more...]

India to supply only food, medicine to North Korea – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: India has decided to supply only food and medicines to Pyongyang, adhering to UN Security Council sanctions that prevent the trade of any item North Korea could otherwise use to add to its military's operational capabilities. Through an official gazette dated April 21, the Narendra Modi … [Read more...]