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Pakistan Halal Food Authority will promote trade

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The importance of setting up of Pakistan Halal Authority to promote trade in food, medicine, and cosmetics has been emphasized Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain while chairing the meeting with officials of Ministry of Science and Technology. Minister said that Halal Food processing in Pakistan will help in enhancing foreign exchange […]…Read More

HEC’s National Agriculture Education Accreditation Council delegation visits Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, UVAS

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PR: A delegation of National Agriculture Education Accreditation Council (NAEAC) from Higher Education Commission, Islamabad visited Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition of the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore. The delegation comprised on Secretary (NAEAC) Mr Naseer Alam Khan, Deputy Director (NAEAC) Raja Mehtab Yasin, with Subject Expert Dr Shinawar Waseem […]…Read More

Pakistan need Food Safety and Harmonization

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Pakistan is the 2nd largest food industry and has vital role in economic growth. Establishing harmonized food standard practices protect consumers and facilitate international trade. It is unfortunate that Pakistan does not have National Food Standards Council. Provincial food authorities should play their part in adoption of international best practices. The national conference organized stretch […]…Read More

Pakistan needs uniform policy on food safety

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Pakistan should think of a uniform policy on food safety, focused on the members of a course on “Food safety and harmonization”. The delegates from Ministry of Science and Technology and the National Institute of Health featured that having different standards in each region made issues for the business and hindrances in reasonable industry improvement. […]…Read More

Save agriculture land for the food of next generations

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article image Food insecurity, malnutrition and access to food are widely spread in 47% Pakistani population. The production of food depends mainly on irrigation and fertile land. According to the World Food Program, more than half Pakistani population consumes less than the recommended caloric intake of 2100 kcal per person per day. Despite a good wheat harvest […]…Read More

Food safety Conference surfaced int’l food standards

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Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR), in collaboration with Nestlé Pakistan, has organized a national conference on ‘Food Safety and Harmonization: shaping a Healthier Nation’ as food regulations still be split in Pakistan, causing barriers to trade between provinces and the federal level, and leading to increased complexity that adversely affects foreign investment. […]…Read More

KU stood 1st in Agriculture and Food Sciences competition

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University of Karachi (KU) students stood 1st among 126 projects displayed from 30 different universities from all across Pakistan at Distinguished Innovation Collaboration Entrepreneurship Foundation US -UAF Innovation event themed ‘Agriculture and Food Sciences’ held at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. University of Karachi showed full participation in the event, with 35 students presented 14 […]…Read More

VU hosted Int’l conference on agricultural and food science

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7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering and International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science spring up at Virtual University of Pakistan, M.A Jinnah Campus. Many national educationists and delegates from USA, Canada, China, Japan, Nigeria, Sudan, Turkey, Jorden, Malaysia and Jammu and Kashmir have taken part in this mega event. Conference was exclusive forum […]…Read More

Pakistan’s food contamination higher than African countries: Dr. Qadeer

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KU had produced great personalities who excelled in every social class and I feel immense pleasure to come to Karachi University, globally recognized for its academic and research credentials. Its graduates are serving on distinguished posts both in Pakistan and distinct parts of the world said renowned nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan while speaking […]…Read More