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    Sonargaon hosts Bangladeshi food festival

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    A three-day Bangladeshi food festival marking International Tourism Day began at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka on Friday. The festival catered the diverse and...

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    Adulterated turmeric raises lead in blood

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:31am on September 28, 2019

    Consumption of artificially coloured turmeric was mainly responsible for high-levels lead in blood among children and pregnant women in Bangladesh, two recently published studies revealed....

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    Metals get into food for waste disposal flaws

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    Heavy metal contamination is spreading to the country’s food chain due the lack of proper waste management in the capital and elsewhere. Experts said that...

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    World must transform food production or face unrest: scientists

    Reuters . Rome | Updated at 12:37am on September 17, 2019

    The world must diversify its food production and consumption, or face damaging supply disruptions that could lead to suffering and social unrest, scientists warned on...

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    EU fund to help WFP provide food to Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    The United Nations World Food Programme has welcomed a contribution of 2 million euro from the European Union for its emergency operation in Bangladesh. It...

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    Proper value chain crucial for safe food: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on September 08, 2019

    Monitoring at every stage in a food value chain is crucial in ensuring safe food, consumer rights activists, food businesses and officials said on Saturday....

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    Indonesian food fest begins at Sonargaon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on September 01, 2019

    Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel and the Indonesian embassy in Dhaka jointly organised a week-long Indonesian food festival titled Taste of Indonesia to celebrate the authentic...

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    Government still not serious about food labelling

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    CONSUMER’S right to know the types of agricultural produces and products that they buy and the ingredients therein is blatantly breached as the government has...

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    GM foods consumed as no label used

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2019

    From the traditional kitchen markets to the high street shops, agricultural products are sold without labelling, leaving no means for consumers to know whether the...

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    Wide oversight must over all food value chains

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 29, 2019

    WIDESPREAD contamination by way of the presence of heavy metals and residual of drugs especially in raw and pasteurised cow milk appear to have reached...

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