Food-borne diseases a grave threat!
Dec04

Food-borne diseases a grave threat!

It is estimated that around 37.7 million Indians are affected by water-borne and food-borne diseases annually, 1.5 million children are estimated to die of diarrhea alone, and 73 million working days are lost due to food-borne diseases each year. Dr. V.P.C Pillai, Trainer and Consultant analyses this grave health issue in the following article. Food-borne diseases occur when the food has been contaminated and causes either food...

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Food Safety: The Challenges Ahead
Dec04

Food Safety: The Challenges Ahead

Humanity is at a crossroads, and a host of safety issues, including those related to food safety, threaten the very survival on planet Earth. Against this backdrop, the question of food safety and quality has been gaining considerable importance at national and international levels. Enhanced food safety is the key to good health and long life. Food safety, besides reducing food-borne diseases, enhances food security, trade and income...

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