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The Dubai Municipality is drafting new guidelines for food establishments to keep food wastage in check, especially in the month of Ramadan and during other festivals, Khaleej Times has learnt.
Wastage of vaccines during immunisation programmes is as high as 50% due to freezing or exposure to heat ; Thermostable formulations are ideal for Indian conditions where temperatures can soar very high in some parts of the country ; In 2014, Hilleman had initiated R& D of thermostable formulations of oral rotavirus vaccine, which offered longer stability of the vaccine even in varying temperature ; Though India is world's largest manufacturer for vaccines, yet the country has the largest number of unimmunised children at close to seven million ; Vaccines are procured by the govt and supplied to states.
The large quantities of water, fertiliser and land used to produce it along with the fuel burnt amounts to a significant wastage of resources that are depleting and considered to be scarce.
During his presentation, Tikku also revealed statistics on food wastage, and Mondelez's initiatives to reduce wastage.
All of us--farmers and fishers; food processors and supermarkets; local and national governments; individual consumers--must make changes at every link of the human food chain to prevent food wastage from happening in the first place, and re-use or recycle it when we can't," said FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva.
It looked at high wastage due to failure or withdrawal of recruits because of the high standards required.
As correctly pointed out by Ian McNicholas (Letters, July 5), such wastage shows the "contempt Welsh ministers have for budget control".
The study, conducted as a case study on the wastage of food in an Omani family, estimated the commonly known 'Plate Waste', i.
However, they left a lot of food from the buffet on their plates and we have to charge for wastage of food.
Mark Brigden of Biopac said: "For retailers, ISA-Pack has the potential to extend shelf life and reduce wastage of fresh foods.
Sainsbury's should also be commended for tackling wastage head-on.
But Darragh O'Loughlin, from the Irish Pharmacy Union, warned of the wastage and the huge cost to the under-strain health system.