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FSSR 2010 (4.3) & (4.4)

Food Safety and Standards Regulations 4.4.2 (1) express a specific requirement for labelling of edible oils and fats as follows :-

The package label or the advertisement of edible oils and fats shall not...

FSS Act should not allow the sale of disease causing additives and their use in foods without mention of a general warning on label. Just a prohibition for a group of particular patients is not enough, because the additive, when regularly consumed, can make a healthy consumer...
The coconut tree, cocos nucifera, world’s one of the top 10 most economically useful trees, grows best where the mean average temperature, with no vigorous seasonal variation, is above 22°C and the annual rainfall is in excess of 102 cm. The tropical tree, cultivated mostly in Asia, is known for its oil enriched, nutritious, delicious fruit, eaten raw or prepared into candies or shredded into pastries. The coconut fruit is too much enjoyed, the green fruit for its watery liquid and the matured fruit for its milk juice, especially the soft jellylike flesh of immature coconut fruit can be eaten with a spoon. Also the sugary sap collected from cut and unopened flower clusters can be served as a fresh beverage, while the dried white oily part of the ripe fruits is the valuable source of edible oil, distinguished by excessive lauric acid content and medium chain triglycerides.
Recently the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has come forward with draft regulation on Food Recall Procedures and invited comments/ suggestions on it.

Consumer has right to know which food is unsafe through statutory warning “Non– Nutritive Food” on labels if nutritional information is misleading. This is the quintessence of amendments made in rule 32. But its weak point is that term “Non– Nutritive” is not explained. Further there is no mention whether printing of statutory warning on labels is compulsory on junk foods like pickle, papad, snacks, sweets and syrups.
Tropical Fruit Basket--A Gift to Say You Care - By: Laura Weaver
Have you ever wondered what to give a friend to let her know you're thinking of her during a time of crisis? Not that anything could change the outcome of her problem, but just a little something to let her know you care. I found a simple yet healthy way to do just that.
Tips For Cookie Baking - By: Dr. Freddy Maier
When deciding to bake cookies, a lot of questions come to mind. How to use baking powder. What is corn starch? What do I have to do if I don't find some ingredients? Etc. In this article I will approach a few problems and give some easy answers and tips.
Selecting Candles For Dinners, Weddings, And Restaurants - By: Bob Sherman
Why Use Candles?

Candles enhance the mood of any dining experience. Although candles can set a romantic mood, the appeal of a burning candle goes well beyond that. The beauty of a flame fascinates and touches humans on an almost primal level. My theory is that this love of watching flames while dining is ingrained into the human psyche.
Seafood has some vitaly important health benefits - By: Coleen Panetti
Who says there is something fishy in fish oils, shellfish, and other seafoods when it comes to health benefits? That is absolutely a fishy story.
Sandwiches Are An Anytime Anywhere Treat Indeed - By: Mary-Anne
Before I began my culinary adventures, sandwiches to me meant just putting together bread, butter, jam and maybe a step further would mean adding an egg. Although I had eaten sandwiches with various kinds of fillings, it was there somewhere within me that all this is possible only in restaurants. However, stepping into the kitchen on my own was the beginning of my explorations. Whether out of necessity or in the effort to impress hubby dear, the search online and in cookery books began. This search is what enlightened me about the unknown world of sandwiches. It's truly a world of its own with a variety of possible fillings, hot, cold and all. Your creativity is the only limiting factor.
Restaurants Start-Up and Systems Success - By: Daryl Des Marais
If you have a restaurant business or are planning on starting a restaurant business then there are several things you will need to do. Find the right products and supplies to start your organization. hiring the right staff, having a menu that is attractive to local consumers, and above all having the right location with the right atmosphere. Some good principles to follow when doing this is develop a business start-up strategy covering the above areas.
Restaurant Decor Ideas: Serve Unusual Framed Art with the Meal of the Day! - By: Chris Robertson
If you feel your restaurant decor is drab, spruce it up with unusual framed art. Every wall can tell a story from the past, reflect a certain theme, or create the dining atmosphere you want for your patrons. There are paintings and posters to reflect almost any theme. From African-American art to Latin art, and even Native art - there's something for every type of restaurant! Here are some great ways to enhance the look and feel of your restaurant with unique framed art.
Laughter Is Truly The Best Medicine - By: Laurie J. Brenner
If there's one thing I have to admit about my mother is that she was always right about this: Laughter Is The Best Medicine.
How To Make Fruit Cocktails - By:Jack Sands
Cocktails made of a combination of fruits are often served as the first course of a meal, usually a luncheon or a dinner, to precede the soup course. In warm weather, they are an excellent substitute for heavy cocktails made of lobster or crab, and they may even be used to replace the soup course. The fruits used for this purpose should be the more acid ones, for the acids and flavors are intended to serve as an appetizer, or the same purpose for which the hot and highly seasoned soups are taken. Fruit cocktails should always be served ice cold.
How to Host a Gourmet Dinner - By: Emma Snow
A French philosopher once said that eating alone was sadder than destitution. Certainly, no one likes to eat alone. Now that you have perfected that filet mignon, or vichyssoise soup, (or whatever your signature dish is), you will want to show off to your friends! But hosting a gourmet dinner is much more than good food. In order to truly impress your friends and acquaintances you must use as much skill and attention to details in entertaining as in the preparation of the food. Don't shy away from hosting if you are not by nature the next Martha Stewart. This article contains tips to turn your meal into a real event.
How Cooking Is Pleasurable - By: James Smi
Far too often we get caught up in the necessity of cooking in order to eat and forget the absolute joy that can be found through the act of cooking. Of course this isn't limited to stovetop cooking. There are many men and women around the world who find baking to be an extremely pleasurable pastime in addition to traditional stovetop cooking or even barbecuing on a grill. The main distinction occurs in how you perceive your cooking projects.
Healthy Fast Food...Is it Possible? - By Colleen Palati
In our busy lives, many of us find ourselves in the drive-thru choosing our meals from a fast food menu rather than carefully planned, home-cooked meals. If you are one of these people, you will enjoy this article… especially if you are trying to lose weight!
Have Hotel Rooms Become a Commodity? - By: David Brights
Nowadays, more travel is sold over the Internet than any other consumer product. In the United States Internet-booked rooms is the fastest-growing segment of hotel reservations in part because the Internet is a perfect medium for selling travel as it brings a vast network of suppliers and a widely dispersed customer pool together into a centralized market place.
Food Processing Industry, Cold Chain and Frozen food distribution systems : A Brief By: Rajiv Sing
India has tremendous potential to become the primary source of agricultural products, more specifically food products in the world. It has about 53% of arable land - land available for cultivation of crops as compared to a measly average of about 11% for the rest of the world. It has some feathers in it's cap as the second highest fruit and vegetable producer in the world, 6th largest producer of fish and such like but still doesn't make up to the top 10 food exporting countries.
Effective Listening in Business to Motivate and Inspire Others ~ Ten Top Tips By: John Bell
The main cause of failing business and the breakdown of relationships tends to be poor communication. In this article John Bell reveals the main mistakes many people make and provide permanent remedies, with some top tips you can start using immediately to motivate and inspire others. John has conducted primary research into how people behave. He helps professionals to peel back the layers of individual behaviour and discover how to get cooperation. This works equally well in all walks of life.
Eating Many Different Food In A Vegetarian Diet By: Jill Smi
You've weighed your options carefully, studied the pros and the cons, and decided that the vegetarian lifestyle is right for you. But where do you start making the changes? Do you go 'cold turkey?' Do you adopt a more gradual approach to transitioning to vegetarianism? However you choose to make the change, you can begin to achieve the health benefits of vegetarianism by significantly cutting down on the amount of meats consumed, and making vegetables, fruits, legumes, and whole grains the focus of your meals.
Choosing The Right Commercial Catering Equipment For Your Restaurant By:Derek Rogers
Professional catering is not the same as throwing big parties, or even the same as running a restaurant. You must think about several points, serving staff, health department regulations, and logistics being among the most important. The last thing you want to think about is whether you have the right equipment. The second to last thing you don't want is to run out of anything, a common risk when you start catering before you're ready.
Catering On A Larger Scale By: Dominic Donaldson
Commercial Kitchens, what is involved? Starting out in the world of catering, or refurbishing an already established commercial catering establishment is an expensive venture and one which comes with many restrictions, these restrictions are imposed by health and safety authorities also local government.
Are You The Ultimate Cake Decorator or Just A Flop? By: LaMarion Ziegler
It is easier than ever to learn cake decorating now that we have the internet. With just the click of a button you are transported to page after page of listings of web sites that offer cake decorating instruction. You are only limited by your imagination. Just go to a search engine such as Google, Alta vista or and type in keywords such as “learn cake decorating.” The pages will come up with literally thousands of web sites that offer cake decorating information.



Currently the notification G.S.R 664(E) published in the Gazette of India, extra-ordinary, part II, section 3(i), and released by G.Balachandran, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 19th September 2008 is being discussed among food products manufacturers who want to know which type of nutritional information is to be printed on the labels of a food product and in which cases it is not necessary.
Should I Raise My Prices or Lower Them? By: Daryl Cowie
One of the realities of business is that the cost of getting new customers is normally much higher than the cost of improving the value of your offering to existing customers.
Christmas - The Spirit Of Commemoration? by: Natalie Difroso
All over the world, people celebrate Christmas. Although this holiday is obviously associated with the Christian faith, the date and customs are much older. In the very beginning of the Catholic Church, the heads of the church recognized it would be easier to "write over" existing celebrations instead of attempting to wipe them out. Most people would agree that of all the pagan holidays assumed by the Roman church in its earliest attempts to convert the world to Christianity, the changing of Christmas from the pagan renewal celebration to the birth of the Christian Messiah has been one of the most successful. This holiday is now recognized even in countries that are not predominantly Christian.
10 things to consider when selecting solar lighting By: Jerome Sturgeleski
Solar lights have been around for a long time and have greatly improved though the last few years. They come in various sizes, colors, materials and lighting types. Picking the right ones requires a little advanced planning. They can easily be installed anywhere and require no wiring. They only require direct sunlight and they will give you many hours of lighting pleasure.

Some ways to use Solar lights are:
Different Job Profiles for Careers in Hospitality and Recreation
The hospitality and recreation industry is in the constant process of refinement to emerge as top employment providing option in developed countries like United States. The common aspect of careers in hospitality and recreation is human interaction, which is of great importance in today's customer oriented world of corporate.
Hospitality Marketing: A Remedy to Problems of Hospitality Industry - By Verena Veneeva
This article will provide a brief overview about the concept of hospitality industry, the problems faced by this industry and importance of hospitality marketing to ensure customer satisfaction and business growth.
Packaging of bakery Product
Packaging of bakery products is very important, because they are meant for use until long time from the day of its making. Attractive food packaging also increases appetite, and people eat more than they need for being fit. The bakery industry has been wonderful except.
IHF will be a comprehensive event for all the key elements of the hospitality and allied industries. The fair will provide an ideal business platform for networking, tie-ups, technology assessment & sourcing for the latest in Food & Beverage, Bakery, Wine & Spirits,House Keeping,Interiors & Fixtures, Equipments & Kitchen Equipments, Engineering & Technology.
Some Famous And Tasty Tandoor Recipes - By: Neelam Oberoi
Indian traditional cookery is not complete without dishes made in a Tandoor. It is a cylindrical clay oven used in Tran Caucasus, the Balkans, the Middle East, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, in which food is....
Special Grilling Recipes - By: Kavita B
Fourth of July marks the high point of summer and is often celebrated with an outdoor barbecue. Don't limit yourself to the good ole American menu of hamburgers and hotdogs. There's lots more to grilling than that. The first task is deciding on a menu that offers something for everyone....
Chutneys ,The All about It! - By: Kavita B
If you happen to be in India, do not be surprised if you hear the statement. "I shall pound you in to chutney. Chatni is the Indian version of a piquant sauce which gives power to an otherwise bland and boring lunch or dinner....
Flavored Water - Make it yourself..
Water is the main necessity of every individual and everyone is essential how important it is to drink loads of water. The benefits of water are uncountable. It helps you to keep your skin glowing; it helps you stay away from.......
How to detect melamine in China food products
Melamine, a chemical normally used to make plastics and glues, is added to simulate acceptable protein levels. The chemical is at the centre of the latest tainted food scandal in China. Toxic ingredients from China killed
All About Bakery Supplies
Bakery supplies are the fundamental component of any baking business. These items are divided into several types and they can be acquired through a number of sources.....
The Feng Shui Of Trees - By: Jadran Z. Transcona
Trees are important life source and vital members of outdoor community. Often called the "lungs of the Mother Earth"....
How To Make it in Catering - By: Josh Stone
The business of catering itself is pretty routine once you get the business going. A caterer is simply a restaurant in which every order is delivered. You'll have the usual concerns of food preparation, pricing, storing, and serving, without the need for a wait staff or a dining area but with the need for delivery drivers and service staff at the delivery point.
History Of Pasta - By: Jessica Ackerman
When most people talk about pasta, they probably think of Italy as its birth place. Historians would disagree however, and give credit to our neighbors in the east for inventing the earliest form of this much loved food.

It was around 1700 B.C. when the Chinese came up with a noodle.....
Hospitality Management: Training For A New Career - By: Fabian Toulouse
Have you ever wondered how much goes into the job description for a restaurant or a hotel management position? These are important jobs with many responsibilities. First of all, you have to start with the right sort of personality. A manager has to be energetic, good with people, extremely patient, discerning, and able to think on his or her feet.

Many people would love to own their own home-based business. They want to work their own hours and choose whom they work with at what times. The reality is that not many of these people take the time to make sure they have the right tools to set up a successful home-based business. They aren't sure exactly what to do or how to plan their time accordingly. They think it will be far easier than it will be and don't think about the groundwork.
Feng Shui And Motel Rooms - By Jiaying Lee
Are there any dangers or problems in using Motel or Hotel beds? The obvious might be bed bugs as there is much literature on this today however the better class motel/ hotel is not likely to have this problem.
Lighting : Solar Lighting Reusable Energy Sun Lights - By: Adeel Arshad
Accent lighting is designed to do exactly what the name implies; it is supposed to highlight a specific object in a room, whether it is a beautiful picture on the wall or a beautiful cabinet with lots of family photos on top. The most common types of fixtures that are associated with accent lighting are...
The Importance Of Enzymes - By: Margie Garrison
Even vitamins, minerals, and hormones cannot do their jobs without enzymes. They are the catalysts, the dynamic power that gives us our ability to function at the highest level of good health.
Last Minute Tips for Dining Out or the Perfect Party By: LesFex Zango
So you have finally decided to dine out. Is it a candlelit dinner with your spouse or date? Or are you throwing a party and is it for your friends or family? Whatever be the occasion and with whoever it be, the dinner should go on fine and everyone should enjoy it.
Customer Service vs. Customer Satisfaction - What's the Difference? - By: Bob Selden
When was the last time you received great service? Why was it great? Perhaps this short article will resonate with you. Importantly, it provides some simple clues for developing effective customer service training. Enjoy!
Creating a Company to be Proud of. - By: Kate Mercer
In this article, Kate Mercer offers a reminder that in a hard economic climate, there can be a tendency towards 'short term-ism', causing morale and therefore productivity to suffer. There is always more to creating a successful organisation than focusing solely on "making the numbers".
What You Can Expect From Culinary Arts Careers By: MIKE SELVON
When you think about it, the culinary community does have a lot to offer. Culinary schools in the United States and around the world offer different specialties in that field. It is more than just the executive chef preparing the entire meal.
How to Conduct Yourself in a Job Interview By: John mce
There are a number of things to consider before attending the interview.
Discover The Easiest , Hassle Free Way To Decorate A Cake By: Pat Lock
The easiest way to decorate a sponge casugar through a sieve. But like everything else, to do with cake decorating there is a right and wrong way!
History Of Pasta - By: Jessica Ackerman
When most people talk about pasta, they probably think of Italy as its birth place. Historians would disagree however, and give credit to our neighbors in the east for inventing the earliest form of this much loved food.
While the food safety and standards (FSS) Act enacted in August 2006 is expected to come into force in amended form shortly, the existing Prevention of Food Adulteration Act 1955 already modified as PFA (7th Amendment) Rules 2006 vide GSR 491(E) notification, has been presented with new draft rules.
Vegetarian Diet and its Advantages on Health - By: Archna Gupta
We tend to scoff at vegetarians, call them nuts among the ber­ries, but the fact is they're doing better than we are,' says Dr William Castelli, Director of the US government's Framingham Heart Study in Massachusetts
Personalities in India: In memory to the sons of India - By Sonal Arya
India is emerging as a superpower nation and ready to compete its competitors in every frame. Furthermore, it has been able to leave a mark of success and symbolizes fraternity in the international platform.
Festivals in India: Never Ending Culture Of India - Sonal Arya
India is a land of colourful festivals. Festivals in India are celebrated with zest, passion and devotions as it is a part of life. It is celebrated in commemoration to religious, historical and coming of fresh seasons. The colour, dance, food, gifts and sports reflect the various lifestyles of India.
Cities in India: Tinsel Town Is Calling You - Sonal Arya
Indian cities are like ornaments of India's heritage. They add beauty and are decorated in lights and colours during festivals. In the cities thousands of denizens belonging to different communities reside in harmony.
Foods in India: savour the heavenly taste of earthly delights - By Sonal Arya
India is the “land of spices” and if you have not tasted any of the delights that the Indian dishes are, you have missed a major part of the experience called India. Different states and cities of India have different kinds of cultures and according to them; there is a distinction between the tastes of people as well. Foods in India are known to be a delight, a true fetish with people, it is simply something not to be missed.
Malls in India: a paradise for shoppers - Sonal Arya
India is no longer what it used to be around 10 years back. It has now gone to a great extent of globalisation which has led to the development of the country as a great hub for shopping. People now in India have an increased shopping capacity and the increasing number of malls in India has empowered the shoppers to a great extent.

Since the Indian land has known no end when it comes to the ethnicity and traditions that are prevalent here, one can certainly have an idea of the impact that culture has on the people even in spite of the western influence and modernization. Like the culture of the country, there are various forms as well of paintings in India which one will simply love to see and learn too.
Rivers in India: Streams Of Faith - By Sonal Arya
India is a land of great physical diversity with its mountains, plateaus, valleys, waterfalls, etc. Such a large country in area is bound to have these various physical features.
Why The Seafood Is A Functional Food - by Jim Brown
It is generally thought that seafood is a ‘functional food' - it has the ability to prevent disease or in some cases reduce existing conditions to the point of making them manageable. This could be the opinion of some people who had related personal experience or those who read about it.
Essentials of Body language in Hospitality sector - By Karnail Singh
Body language is the non-verbal movements we make as a part of how we communicate, from waving hands to involuntary twitching of facial muscles.
Persuasion skill - An Asset for hospitality professional - By Karnail Singh
The saying "No man is an island" is an undeniable truth. We need the support and cooperation of other people to help us in reaching our goals.
Successful people know that one of the most important abilities to possess is the ability to persuade and influence others.
A Good House Keeping - By Karnail Singh
Jumping into the arena of professionalism, every work is sophisticated. Maintaining a house is simplistic but a large commercial hotel is really gigantic. Every task needs a vast knowledge and professional skill.
TOURISM IN INDIA - By Karnail Singh
The growth of tourism is at a very quick pace the year 2004-2005 show tourism as major contributors to Indian Economy. There was a dramatically increase in foreign exchange. Tourism is the life blood of many nations. The Nepal Economy mainly relies in tourism. Even the advanced country like Switzerland .....
Mind-Blowing Pizza Sauce - by: Sean Lannin
The best pizza dough does not necessarily lead to the best pizza. The quality and choice of pizza toppings and pizza naturally have something to do with the final taste of your pizza. Thus, if you want....
A Good Hospitality Leader - By: Karnail Singh
A successful hospitality leader
Takes time to,
Create a vision....
The Chief Of The Kitchen - By Karnail Singh
In French Chef means “Chief” and a good chef is truly the chief of his kitchen. Anyone can become a cook...
Make a Yummy Low Fat Pizza - by: Sean Lannin
There was this line in a movie (I can't quite recall which) that said "Fatless, salt-less, sugarless… and tasteless" or something to the same effect. This actually reflects a quite popular sentiment in this day and age of health consciousness. People who wish to be healthy or who want to lose a few pounds are of the belief that they have to sacrifice taste if they wish to achieve their desired weight or health goals. Naturally, tasteless yet healthy foods don't lend itself well as a substitute for tasty yet rich foods to which we have been accustomed. As a result, people who go on a low fat diet usually find themselves reverting to old habits sooner or later.
How to Choose Furniture for a Restaurant or Bar - By Nuno Andrade
Before you begin to think about how to furnish a new bar -- or refurnish your old one -- you should ask yourself one very important question: What are people going to do here?
The organic food production, the first requirement of food safety standards and practices to achieve appropriate level of health..........
The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 enacted in August 2006 and expected to come into force and replace the existing Prevention of Food Adulteration (PFA) Act 1954 in a short time from now, provides limited provisions for adulteration checks.....
The Vegetable Revolution - By Karnail Singh
The advantage of eating fresh vegetables is their low calorie count, especially considering their high levels of other nutrients. That makes them.....
Fitness Health Tip
Everybody dreams of being healthy, beautiful and fit. The first fitness health tip is to believe that we are what we eat. Eat healthy and one will be healthy and beautiful. Healthy eating means eating three regular balanced meals-breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and making sure that each meal is a combination of carbohydrate and protein foods.
Better Productivity: Take A Break
RESCUERS: Job Recruiters?!
The one who can lead you to the right track of your success in your career are professional employment recruiters. Personally you should be knowledgeable of the true role of recruiters. Many do not understand their positions thoroughly.
Taco Salad Recipe
Everyone loves my Taco Salad and they always want my recipe! I think this is one of the best around - whether you choose the meat or vegetarian version! We've eaten taco salad since we were kids, and there's just so many good ways to modify this recipe.
How to Make a Real Cup of English Tea
Since the rise of the humble teabag which was introduced to the UK by Tetley Tea in 1953, the art of making a real cup of English tea has been on the decline, with many ‘tea drinkers' choosing to mash their tea in a mug. Of course back in the Victorian times, taking tea was more of an event; with the ‘tea maker' even mixing a blend of tea leaves them selves. Interestingly, the first tea bag recorded was in around 1908. Introduced by a gentleman called Thomas Sullivan, from the USA. The Victorian connoisseurs of tea must have rejected the idea. After all, the Victorians enjoyed the whole event of tea drinking and chattering - why would they want to speed up the process?
Benefits of Microwave Oven and Dishwasher - Most use thing now a days
Microwave and ovens are daily household utensils for the kitchen. This ovens and microwave help you to cook your food easily and at quick time.

The consumption of electricity is very less. These ovens basically work on the fans which circulate the air and the food is cooked by the circulation of the hot air. Thus only the food is cooked and nothing less is burnt. They not only cook the food but also bake and broil the

food. As microwaves contain both the facility of microwave and convection so you can get delicious, tasty food at quick time.

Beside micro oven another thing is very important and that is dishwashers. You need some good washing facilities to keep your dishes clean......
The Best Way To Store Coffee Is To Go "Green"!
The best way to store coffee is a question that is always on coffee aficinados' mind, but one that is seldom "tackle". Think about it, in most coffee maker reviews, you have the best brewer, best gri...