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  • CCPA sends notices to 6 firms for false COVID-19 protection claims, directs FSSAI to take action in honey adulteration allegations Dec 11, 2020 04:08 PM IST

    CCPA sends notices to 6 firms for false COVID-19 protection claims, directs FSSAI to take action in honey adulteration allegations

    This is not the first time the CCPA has had to resort to keeping firms in check for falsely claiming that their products are resistant to the novel coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2 as two similar notices were earlier sent to a mattress manufacturer and a paint company

  • Honey adulteration | FSSAI needs to strengthen testing standards, says CSE's Amit Khurana Dec 10, 2020 07:35 PM IST

    Honey adulteration | FSSAI needs to strengthen testing standards, says CSE's Amit Khurana

    In an interaction with Moneycontrol, Programme Director of the CSE’s Food Safety and Toxins Amit Khurana said Indian standards are not enough to detect adulteration in honey.

  • Adulterated honey controversy: This is what brand experts say Dec 03, 2020 06:38 PM IST

    Adulterated honey controversy: This is what brand experts say

    While Dabur holds a larger market share in the honey market, there are competitors such as Patanjali, Baidyanath, Zandu, Hitkari and Apis Himalaya, with Marico’s Saffola being the latest entrant in the honey space.

  • Most packaged and fast food contain dangerously high levels of salt and fat: CSE Dec 17, 2019 06:35 PM IST

    Most packaged and fast food contain dangerously high levels of salt and fat: CSE

    The laboratory study by the environment think-tank Centre for Science and Environment found the levels of salt and fat in the foods to be much higher than the thresholds set by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

  • Minister Hardeep Puri slams CSE report, says Delhi Metro 'lowest priced in the world' Sep 06, 2018 02:14 PM IST

    Minister Hardeep Puri slams CSE report, says Delhi Metro 'lowest priced in the world'

    Debunking a report that claimed that there has been a fall of 4 lakh in ridership for the Delhi Metro, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister said the report was ‘irresponsible’ and was ‘falsifying facts’.

  • CSE report misleading, not based on facts : DMRC Sep 05, 2018 08:39 PM IST

    CSE report misleading, not based on facts : DMRC

    However, Anumita Roy Chowdhury, the Executive Director of the research and advocacy group, clarified that they were talking about the overall picture of the transport system in the report.

  • Need for cities to enhance waste management system: CSE on Swachh Survekshan 2018 May 17, 2018 11:05 PM IST

    Need for cities to enhance waste management system: CSE on Swachh Survekshan 2018

    The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) noted that there was a clear improvement in the methodology adopted in the survey with more focus on innovation and on adoption of sustainable waste management practices.

  • CSE report impact is likely to be industry specific: Edelweiss May 24, 2016 12:20 PM IST

    CSE report impact is likely to be industry specific: Edelweiss

    CSE on Monday released a report stating that bakery products in India contain cancer causing additives like potassium bromate and potassium iodate.

  • FSSAI may remove potassium bromate from permissive additive list May 24, 2016 11:12 AM IST

    FSSAI may remove potassium bromate from permissive additive list

    The latest move follows a CSE report that cited the presence of cancer-causing toxin called potassium bromate in bakery products in India.

  • Breaking 'bread': Jubilant Food, Britannia, WestLife tank 3-12% May 24, 2016 10:52 AM IST

    Breaking 'bread': Jubilant Food, Britannia, WestLife tank 3-12%

    Bread making companies have denied using potassium bromate or potassium iodate. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Jubilant Foodworks has said that the company uses ingredients that are approved by FSSAI and flour used is not treated with potassium bromate or potassium iodate.

  • FSSAI to remove potassium bromate from food additives list May 24, 2016 08:50 AM IST

    FSSAI to remove potassium bromate from food additives list

    A report by NGO Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said that nearly 84 per cent of 38 commonly available brands of pre-packaged breads, including pav and buns, tested positive for potassium bromate and potassium iodate, banned in many countries as they are listed as "hazardous" for public health.

  • Air quality went downhill on second week of odd-even: DPCC May 11, 2016 08:24 PM IST

    Air quality went downhill on second week of odd-even: DPCC

    The first week of odd-even II saw a "decrease" in pollutants but air quality fell thereafter owing to reduced wind speed, crop burning, with blazes at landfill sites and forest fires in Uttarakhand being added factors, a report by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has said.

  • Pollution dipped during first 10 days of Odd-Even scheme: CSE May 04, 2016 09:21 AM IST

    Pollution dipped during first 10 days of Odd-Even scheme: CSE

    The CSE has questioned reports released by organisations like India Spend which suggest the odd-even scheme did not reduce pollution in the capital.

  • In favour of diesel car ban: CSE Dec 12, 2015 02:10 PM IST

    In favour of diesel car ban: CSE

    If you are living in Delhi, you cannot buy a new diesel car. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the state government not to register any new diesel vehicles at least till January 6; that is the date the NGT will hear this pollution case again. Also, diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old cannot ply in Delhi anymore.

  • India has ground rules for Paris climate negotiations: CSE Dec 01, 2015 07:50 PM IST

    India has ground rules for Paris climate negotiations: CSE

    "Prime Minister Modi's demand for a fair share of carbon space for developing countries has suggested the way to operationalise equity," said CSE's director general Sunita Narain.

  • Auto sector, CSE at loggerheads over environment norms Oct 07, 2015 10:38 PM IST

    Auto sector, CSE at loggerheads over environment norms

    In a report released on Tuesday, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) named the commercial transport sector as being the prime cause of pollution in the national capital.

  • Govt notification to advance BS4 triggers pollution debate Jun 02, 2015 09:55 AM IST

    Govt notification to advance BS4 triggers pollution debate

    In an effort to curb vehicular pollution, the government has issued a draft notification making Bharat Standard 4 norms mandatory from April 2017.

  • Land Act sentimental issue, must not be rushed into: Pros Feb 25, 2015 04:59 PM IST

    Land Act sentimental issue, must not be rushed into: Pros

    RV Kanoria believes Land Acquisition Bill cannot be dealt in bits and pieces as it is a big sentimental issue and will affect lives of majority of Indians as agriculture still remains the primary occupation of the people of this country.

  • Quick review of pharma sector: UR Associates Jun 18, 2012 04:50 PM IST

    Quick review of pharma sector: UR Associates

    UR Associates has come out with its report on pharma sector. As per the research firm, Indian pharma companies are expected to make a good use of the above mentioned opportunities although they might not provide significant one time upside for them.

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