Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: Eggs

Karnataka govt set to serve eggs on mid-day meal menu in more districts, despite opposition

The state government had last year introduced the scheme in seven districts but faced stiff opposition from Lingayat, Jain and other communities.

Does egg consumption lead to diabetes? A new study claimed so but here’s the full picture

Eggs are one of the most nutritious foods providing best quality protein, all essential amino acids, vitamins, and minerals. This high-protein food is a must in low-carb diets.

Karnataka adds eggs to midday meal scheme in 7 districts even as Lingayat seers oppose it

The scheme has been rolled out in 7 districts, which according to the National Family Health Survey were reporting high malnutrition and anaemia levels among children.  

Egg sales have skyrocketed during Covid pandemic — and other eggy facts

The humble egg maybe one of the most versatile foodstuffs on the planet.

Shivraj Chouhan again rejects plan for eggs in anganwadi meals, says will give milk instead

MP Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan, who is a strict vegetarian, said his govt will start a campaign against malnutrition.

MP minister’s suggestion to serve eggs in anganwadi meals puts vegetarian Shivraj in a spot

MP minister Imarti Devi reiterated her proposal to serve eggs in anganwadi meals. BJP says govt will consider people’s sentiments before taking a final decision.

Giriraj Singh to post video of him eating eggs to dispel rumours amid coronavirus scare

The fisheries & animal husbandry minister said rumours about egg and meat consumption leading to coronavrius infection have caused panic in the industry.

Roz khao ande: When a pro-egg campaign was a hit with Indian vegetarians

The 1980s campaign pitched egg as a fun food, and told Indians how they could make several dishes out of it.

Study finds multi-antibiotic resistant bacteria in chicken meat, eggs in Mumbai

The study published in Acta Scientific Microbiology says chicken liver meat and egg yolk samples showed resistance to commonly used antibiotics.

When you die, it won’t be an egg that killed you

One of the biggest flaws of studies like the egg study is that these aren’t constructed in a way that would help people make better choices.

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.