India’s apex regulator issues draft to regulate stds for organic foods

The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the country’s apex food regulator, has issued a draft to regulate standards for organic foods and asked the stakeholders to submit their objections and suggestions within 30 days.    The regulations, called Food Safety and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulations, 2017, restricts food business operators (FBOs) from manufacturing,

Singh appointed Marriott International’s multi-property general manager

Marriott International has appointed Gaurav Singh as multi-property general manager for Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road, Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road and Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Rajajinagar.  He brings over 17 years of industry expertise to his new posting. His association with the Marriott family began in the year 2013. Prior

About 108 million people food insecure in ’16, says food crisis report

Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, about 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million in 2015. This was stated by a new global report on food crises released in Brussels. The report, whose compilation required integrating several measurement methodologies, represented a new