TV ads and childhood obesity interlinked

FSSAI to form panel to scrutinise advertisement claims

In a first-of-its-kind move, the union government will set up a committee to scrutinise and regulate product-feature claims made in advertisements. The committee will be evaluating nutrition, dietary and non-addition claims. Non-addition claims refer to disclaimers of sugar, fat content, etc. on products. While speaking to the press, Pawan Agarwal, CEO, FSSAI, stated, “The committee […]

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Ayush Ministry acts upon 960 complaints of misleading Ayurvedic products

Ayush Ministry acts upon 960 complaints of fake ayurvedic products

204 cases of improper advertising of AYUSH and allied products in 2016. While 547 cases in 2017 and 358 in the year 2018, respectively. Determining the authenticity of such products is a bit difficult. Using fake ayurvedic products doesn’t only mean wastage of money it also has an adverse effect on your health. These complaints […]

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Condom ads: Don’t ban, regulate the content, experts to govt

Recently, a study published in the Lancet journal highlighted how abortions in India are a stark reality. And majorly about 81 per cent of these abortions are done by taking medicines at homes instead of going to the hospitals. On one hand, we are fighting the menace of self-supervised abortions and on the other; we […]

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