Indian Ministry Launches Consumer Awareness Programs On Ill-Effects Of Fast Food

by Lakshmi Darshini on  July 31, 2015 at 7:47 PM Indian Health News
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Reports of findings by the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Indian Council of Medical Research, Hyderabad, about ill-effects of consumption of Carbonated Water beverages (CWBs) on health of adolescents and young adults, which showed higher increments of body fat in young consumers has been recognised by the Indian Government.
Indian Ministry Launches Consumer Awareness Programs On Ill-Effects Of Fast Food
Indian Ministry Launches Consumer Awareness Programs On Ill-Effects Of Fast Food
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The consumers are educated/made aware of the food safety through consumer awareness programs launched jointly by the Department of Consumer Affairs and the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). These include advertisements in different media, campaigns launched by the FSSAI on social media such as Face-book, documentary films on YouTube, educational booklets, information on FSSAI website, stalls at Fairs/Melas/Events and mass awareness campaigns.

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Guidelines for making available Wholesome, Nutritious, Safe and Hygienic Food to School children in India have been framed by the Central Advisory Committee, FSSAI. The MoS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

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