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Why FSSAI advises against consuming breast milk and banned its sales

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Food Safety and Standards Authorities of India (FSSAI) officials in Chennai cracked down on an outlet suspected of selling human breast milk. The outlet was under observation for 10 days after receiving a complaint. While no sales were observed during the surveillance period, a surprise inspection on Friday uncovered a hidden stock of breast milk, […]

GCC set to tighten cattle rules, test milk quality, curb oxytocin

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Facing flak for an unfettered rise in the number of stray cattle and attacks in the city, the Greater Chennai Corporation will roll out a comprehensive cattle census. Mayor R Priya will pass a resolution in this regard at the first GCC council meeting after the model code of conduct is lifted on June 4. GCC commissioner Dr J […]

Cyclone Michaung: Shortages of drinking water, milk, and diesel

Cyclone Michaung: Shortages of drinking water, milk, and diesel - Dairy News 7X7

The devastating impact of Cyclone Michaung, which made landfall in Andhra Pradesh on December 5, has left parts of Chennai in a state of severe distress. Characterised by its super-cyclonic intensity, the cyclone unleashed a torrent of rain, leaving several localities in Chennai under water on Wednesday even about 30 hours after the rain stopped. The […]

Stray cattle menace , your dairy hurdles on Chennai roads

Stray cattle menace , your dairy hurdles on Chennai roads - Dairy News 7X7

The bustling Velachery 100 Feet Road came to a brief halt on the night of July 15 after a herd of cattle strayed on to the two-kilometre stretch that falls between the flyover and Phoenix Mall. While cattle on the streets is not a rare sight, lack of proper enforcement of the regulations continue to […]

Steps necessary to strengthen Aavin amid milk shortage

Steps necessary to strengthen Aavin amid milk shortage - Dairy News 7X7

Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) president Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday called for measures to strengthen Aavin amid reports of shortage and delay in supply of milk in Chennai. In a statement, he said dealers and the public had been affected and the lax attitude of Aavin was condemnable. The reduction in procurement and shortage of manpower […]

Steps necessary to strengthen Aavin amid milk shortage

Steps necessary to strengthen Aavin amid milk shortage - Dairy News 7X7

Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) president Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday called for measures to strengthen Aavin amid reports of shortage and delay in supply of milk in Chennai. In a statement, he said dealers and the public had been affected and the lax attitude of Aavin was condemnable. The reduction in procurement and shortage of manpower […]

Doctor didis’ creating social capital in rural Jharkhand

Doctor didis’ creating social capital in rural Jharkhand - Dairy News 7X7

Often at family gatherings, the elders reminisce about their vacations in the villages — playing under the water pump, gulping down glasses of pure milk and relishing dishes made out of fresh produce from the farm. While a water pump is not exactly possible in an urban set-up, fresh produce is something many eco-warriors are […]

Demand for Aavin milk up as private dairies hike prices in Chennai

Demand for Aavin milk up as private dairies hike prices in Chennai - Dairy News 7X7

The demand for Aavin milk has gone up as private dairies increased the retail prices of milk packets last week. Compared to the first week of August, Aavin is selling 50,000 more litres of milk every day. This includes 20,000 litres sold in Chennai city alone, according to data submitted by Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation (TNCMPF) Limited, […]