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Justice delayed is justice denied; Why delay the law to protect milk label ?

Justice delayed is justice denied; Why delay the law to protect milk label ? - Dairy News 7X7

Milk is the first food for life. The integrity of milk labels is under threat today. This *protection of the integrity of milk and dairy is vital* . In a changing business environment the production and placement on the market of imitations can pose potential health risks for consumers. There has been quite some delay […]

Amul is cleared of blames by ASCI over its stand on integrity of milk label

Amul is cleared of blames by ASCI over its stand on integrity of milk label - Dairy News 7X7

Amul’s stand on ‘milk’ has been vindicated. The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has dismissed three complaints filed by animal rights organizations . Namely Beauty Without Cruelty (BWC), People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and Sharan India . They had complained against homegrown dairy giant’s ‘Myths vs Facts’ advt . This advt according […]

Carbon free Enviro labelling : Are we prepared for emerging consumer trends?

Carbon free Enviro labelling : Are we prepared for emerging consumer trends? - Dairy News 7X7

I hope all of you are safe and fine with your near and dear ones. The dairy scenario in India is following the doctrine of mirror neurons. History is repeating itself and farmgate milk prices have already plummeted in double digits. The milk supply chain has yet not been impacted like last year . But […]

DBT-NIAB developed instant testing kit for testing Oxytetracycline in milk

DBT-NIAB developed instant testing kit for testing Oxytetracycline in milk - Dairy News 7X7

A team of researchers at the Department of Biotechnology’s Hyderabad-based National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (DBT-NIAB) has developed a new technique to detect the presence of an antibiotic called Oxytetracycline (OTC) in milk samples. A team of researchers at the Department of Biotechnology’s Hyderabad-based National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (DBT-NIAB) has developed a new technique to […]

Amul campaigns to bust “myths” about non-dairy beverages

Amul campaigns to bust “myths” about non-dairy beverages - Dairy News 7X7

In a newspaper advertisement this week, dairy cooperative Amul sought to bust “myths” about non-dairy beverages that are alternative to milk. The advertisement states that the term “milk” is being encroached by plant-based beverages made from soya, almonds, oats and others, which Amul believes is misleading for consumers. Amul’s aggressive campaign Amul has been very aggressive in […]

Amul slams companies selling Protein based beverages as milk

Amul slams companies selling Protein based beverages as milk - Dairy News 7X7

Amul is strongly opposing companies that are selling almond, soya, oats and rice beverages as milk and could be considering taking them to court to stop this practice. “Ten crore dairy farmers for whom milk is an instrument of socio-economic development are going to fight this misinformation campaign done by some companies and NGOs (non-governmental organisations) […]

Food adulteration cases doubles in last 8 years: FSSAI

Food adulteration cases doubles in last 8 years: FSSAI - Dairy News 7X7

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has made a big disclosure in its annual report on food adulteration. It says that cases of adulteration in food have doubled in the last 8 years. In the year 2012-12 conducted by FSSAI, 15% food samples were adulterated, while in the year 2018-19 it has increased […]

FSSAI will conduct pan India survey to check Khoa quality

FSSAI will conduct pan India survey to check Khoa quality - Dairy News 7X7

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has decided to conduct a pan-India Khoa quality survey after industry stakeholders raised concerns on adulteration. Khoa, also known as mawa, is the main ingredient in an array of traditional Indian sweets such as barfis, milk cake and peda among others. “The Commissioner Food Safety of […]

Food safety from feed to table in true sense

Food safety from feed to table in true sense - Dairy News 7X7

Finally the government has started to bring disruptive legislation for ensuring food safety and protecting consumer health. India feeds almost one fifth of the population of the world almost three times a day. Covid-19 has set the right context in the minds of the consumer for eating right and healthy foods. The days of unidentifiable food […]

Govt moves to revamp the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Govt moves to revamp the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India - Dairy News 7X7

The Centre has moved to revamp the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the prime regulatory authority for food safety in India, giving it more powers, extending its jurisdiction over animal feed, enhancing penalties imposed for violations and simplifying processes. The ministry of health and family welfare has framed Food Safety and Standards […]