A Successful Year with the Message of HSE
Oct06

A Successful Year with the Message of HSE

It is a matter of great happiness and pride that Safety Messenger, India’s only magazine covering the whole gamut of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), has completed one year of its publication, earning the accolades of the who’s who in the safety industry and reaching out to thousands of readers with the message of safety. It was exactly one year ago that the maiden issue of the magazine hit the stands with a rich content mix...

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Laws against adulteration of food, milk to be Stricter
Feb04

Laws against adulteration of food, milk to be Stricter

Health Minister J P Nadda has said that the laws will be made more stringent to prevent food and milk adulteration. The minister-lead panel will review comprehensively the Food Safety and Standards Act as well as Rules and Regulations to address the concerns of courts in matters relating to food adulteration and the numerous representations received from food business operators. It is also proposed to make stricter the punishment for...

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Dangers of Geneticaly Modified Food
Dec06

Dangers of Geneticaly Modified Food

Every day we consume lots of frozen, canned and boxed food items without knowing what it is really made of or contains. A growing body of evidence connects GMOs with health problems, environmental damage and violation of farmers’ and consumers’ rights. V G Ganesh network engineer in Arkansas,US discusses on the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) that are found in 80% of the food items available to us and the safety aspects of using...

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How safe is the food we eat?
Dec05

How safe is the food we eat?

The food that we eat is a source of nourishment and nutrition, but it can also be a source of diseases and illness. The difference between food as fuel for life and food as a source of ill-health depends on the quality and purity of the food consumed. This is where the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) perform its vital function. C Mahadevan, HSE Consultant and Chemical expert examines various aspects of food safety...

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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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