Tag: food

Major health risks associated with fast food use and alarming need of community awareness

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Food is a necessary requirement of body but it is important to consider that what is eaten and what must be left. Now a day there is a trend of fast food/junk food. Fast food is basically a kind of food that is cooked and served promptly. This type of food is less important in nutrition content […]…Read More

Significance of Bacillus thuringiensis for Food Security and its Future Standpoint

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article image Food security has become a key problem for increasing human population not only in developing or underdeveloped countries but also in developed countries. It has appeared as a serious threat to the whole world because food security, by definition (i.e. providing ample and healthy food to all human beings without any discrimination of colour, creed, […]…Read More

Role of Genetically Modified Food (GMF) In Sustainable Agriculture worldwide

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article image A GM food is one that has sequences of DNA from another organism inserted into its genome in order to get a desired phenotype.   The definition of GM foods may also include foods that have an a deleted gene, foods such as cheese that are made from enzymes that are from a genetically modified organism, […]…Read More

3rd International Conference on Food Chemistry & Nutrition

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article image The prestigious 3rd International Conference on Food Chemistry and Nutrition  to be held on May 16-18, 2018 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada will focus on the theme “Shaping the Future of Food Quality, Health & Safety”. We are confident that you will enjoy the Scientific Program of this upcoming Conference. This Conference will bring together practitioners, industrialists, researchers […]…Read More

Food insecurity threatened 39 percent of mountain population

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International Mountains Day marked across the world, including Pakistan on 11th December to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life. The day highlighted the opportunities and constraints in mountain development and to build agreements for bringing positive change to mountain people’s and environments. International Mountain Day 2017 gave a platform that highlighted the […]…Read More

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