Education Minister Suresh Kumar said the department should follow the FSSAI's notification, under which carbonated drinks, chips, pizzas, samosas etc. will not be sold in and near schools.
The Animal Husbandry department, entrusted with the task of monitoring health condition of cattle, said it would intensify awareness among farmers about cattle feed storage.
Prasadam such as laddu, murukku, vadai and other food offered to devotees at Tamil Nadu’s temples will soon have to be of better quality.
The body said that the move of proposed partnership with the food industry in the regulatory planning is a fundamental and institutional conflict of interest.
The survey was conducted over six months last year in over 1,000 towns and cities covering all states and Union Territories by an independent agency.
The manufacturing and trading of traditional dairy products like paneer-based sweets is largely confined to Halwais in India.
The FSSAI study collected total 6,432 milk samples from 1,103 towns and cities between May and October 2018 in all states and union territories.
So it is deemed lowquality and hence unsaleable.
As part of the study, dietary details, status of noncommunicable diseases and lifestyle profile of persons will be collected.
The FSSAI also directed the authorities concerned to replace the nomenclature of Atta as ‘Wheat Flour’ Instead of ‘Whole Wheat Flour’.
India’s food safety regulator is drafting rules to check food wastage at restaurants and social events such as weddings.
Titled RUCO or 'Repurpose Used Cooking Oil', a survey is being conducted by the Food Safety Department to find the disposal methods of cooking oil by FBOs in the city.