FSSAI CEO Embarks On Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra In Kardnur Village

As a part of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, a nationwide initiative, the CEO of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) undertook a visit to Kardnur village in the Sangareddy district of Telangana. This visit took place on December 24, 2023 and a press release was issued on January 2, 2024.

India Elected to Executive Committee of Codex Alimentarius Commission

As a member of the Executive Committee, India will not only have a significant say in international standard-setting for various food product categories but will also actively participate in decision-making processes. India has also been recognised by FAO for being the host country secretariat for Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs and its contribution to codex.

MoD & FSSAI sign MoU Promoting Millets in Armed Forces 

The primary objective of the MoU is to raise awareness about the nutritional benefits of incorporating diverse diets and millet-based food products among armed forces personnel. As part of this collaboration, millet-based menus will be introduced in messes, canteens, and other food outlets under the Ministry of Defence.

Ministry of AYUSH issues a Call for Papers on Special Issue of JDRAS on “Millets- The Nutri-cereals”

To commemorate the International Year of Millets and identify potential research gaps and future avenues, Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) will be publishing a special issue of JDRAS on “Millets: The Nutri-cereals.” The special issue is scheduled for release on Ayurveda Day 2023. The Journal invites research papers, reviews, short communications, perspectives, book reviews, and systematic reviews.