The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has said it has restarted its action plan against infant formula firms that violate local regulations, ahead of the date previously communicated to industry representatives.
The Agriculture Department of Odisha, India, has rolled out a programme to promote the cultivation of mandia (finger millet) as part of its efforts to fight malnutrition among tribal peoples in the state — especially women and children.
An ongoing multi-country study led by the Public Health Foundation of India is trying to determine if maternal DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) supplementation may have beneficial effects on neurodevelopment in the offspring during its first 1,000 days of life.
Indian sports nutrition retail chain Muscle and Strength India has opened its fifth store within just six months of being in business, and is capitalising on its growing popularity to educate consumers.
India's Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) in Mysore is working with Hassan deputy commissioner Rohini Sindhuri Dasari to develop a nutritional powder for economically disadvantaged pregnant and lactating women.