Despite record food production, rural demand likely to suffer on low wages and infection possibilities: India Ratings

Despite the record agricultural production this year, rural demand is likely to remain muted in FY22 due to the second wave of the pandemic which comes on the back of the massive spread of the virus in the hinterland, and the steeply plunging rural wages, warns a report by ratings agency, India Ratings. The agriculture ministry has estimated foodgrain production […]

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US FDA releases key rules guiding farm produce, imported food safety

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released new safety standards for imported food and farm produce as part of it efforts to curb food borne diseases and making importers more accountable for verifying food brought into the country meets the safety requirements. The FDA, which announced the Foreign Supplier Verification Program last week, […]

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