FSSAi not taking any initiative to limit food wastage
-14.5% of our population is undernourished
-20.8% of children under 5 are underweight
-37.9% of children under 5 years are stunted
-51.4% women are anaemic
Yet 50kg of food is wasted per person per year in Indian homes.
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Edible food films can be created for packaging food items, such as fruits, vegetables, poultry, meat, and seafood. Films to consist of natural ingredients, so that they are safe for health and the environment. The films can be added with natural antiviral agents, that will also extend the shelf life of food. Garlic, turmeric, and ginger contain compounds that may prevent the spread of the viruses.
No special equipment for the production of films is required. On an industrial scale, it can be created by food products and films manufacturers. It can also be produced at a polymer production plant. The only condition is that it must meet the standards that apply to food production.
Films that are water-soluble and dissolve by almost 90% in 24 hours are being created. more