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'One third of food wasted, costs world economy $750 bn'

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 19:53

The Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said some 1.3 billion tonnes of food are wasted every year, with the Asia region including China seen as the worst culprit.

More households getting two square meals a day: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 16:18

Percentage of households getting two square meals a day has gradually increased over the years to reach 98.9 per cent in 2009-10 in rural areas, and 99.6 per cent in the urban centres, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

Eating wisely can lower carbon footprint: Study

Last Updated: Monday, May 14, 2012, 17:22

Consumers can help curb greenhouse gas emissions by reducing the quantity of food they buy, serve and waste, a study says.