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    Safety concern pushes up Bangladesh food import

    Emran Hossain and Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:27am on January 02, 2021

    Imported packaged foods such as bakery and confectionery items enjoy continued high demand as many people have little trust in local products over safety concerns....

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    Single certification body needed to facilitate food export

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2020

    THE recommendation of the Bangladesh Trade and Tariff Commission for the formation of a single entity on health certification of agricultural and processed food to...

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    Razzak emphasises sustainable soil management

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:15am on December 06, 2020

    Emphasising the importance of soil for food and nutrition security of the people , the Agriculture Minister Dr M Abdur Razzak said the quality of...

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    Safe food remains a far cry in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:42pm on November 20, 2020

    The institutionalisation of safe food eludes Bangladesh as the authorities concerned have failed to transform into actions plans laid out in the law book or...

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    BCSIR holds workshop on food industry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 19, 2020

    Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industry Research held a workshop on ‘Safe and Nutritious Food Industry: Role of the Institute of Food Science Technology’ at...

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    BSTI hikes fat concentration limit in chips, crackers

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:18pm on November 13, 2020

    The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution has recently revised its chips and crackers manufacturing standards allowing higher concentration of fat in the popular processed food...

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    Emissions alone threaten warming beyond 1.5°C

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2020

    HOW people grow food and the way we use the land is an important, though often overlooked, contributor to climate change. While most people recognise...

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    Govt to formulate policy to limit trans fats in food

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on November 07, 2020

    The government has taken an initiative to formulate a policy to check the use of harmful trans fats in food. The technical committee on trans...

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    Soaring food inflation hits people across Bangladesh hard

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:20am on November 05, 2020

    The point-to-point inflation skyrocketed to 6.44 per cent in October, the highest in seven years, due to sharp rise in prices of essential commodities. Soaring...

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    5 lakh cards go to people not eligible for food support

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 02:25am on October 26, 2020

    Over five lakh cards under the Food Friendly Programme have been distributed among people not eligible for the food support meant for the poor, according...