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When ‘veg’ is ‘non-veg’: what Delhi High Court said

When ‘veg’ is ‘non-veg’: what Delhi High Court said

Delhi High Court has directed the food safety regulator to ensure that food business operators make full disclosures on all that goes into any food article. Who went to court, and why? What is the…
Chickens are the most populous farmed animal

Chickens are the most populous farmed animal

Chickens are the most populous farmed animal in North America and account for the most deaths in slaughterhouses. Globally, over 68 billion chickens were killed for food That same year, the top ten countries that…
A journey from death to life

A journey from death to life

-SHILPA SEBASTIAN R. Life was a dream for Amit Vaidya, who soared high financially and professionally till he was diagnosed with cancer when he was 27 Amit Vaidya lived the American dream. A Gujarati, born…
What are the effects of climate change and global warming?

What are the effects of climate change and global warming?

It is not scientifically possible to assign individual weather events to the current climate change, however, it can be statistically proven that global warming will increase the probability of extreme weather events.  The direct consequences…
Climate Change and Public Health Home Page

Climate Change and Public Health Home Page

Introduction This course covers the basic Public Health aspects of climate change and its impact on populations. It aims to inform about the dangers of climate change to Public Health and spur us into action. …