CAG's regional meeting on 'Non-communicable diseases and the need for warning labels on the front of processed food products' brought together different stakeholders to discuss the urgent action needed to help consumers make informed food choices.
'How safe is recycled plastic?' CAG was part of the IPEN (International Pollutants Elimination Network) led study that looked at toxins in recycled plastic. CAG held a webinar to discuss the study findings, which was covered by the following media.
CAG's webinar on 'Elimination of trans fat in the food supply', along with Social Rights Consumer Movement, Salem had media coverage in Tamil Murasu, Malai Express, Malaimalar, Vilmurasu, Dinamalar, Kalaikadhir, Just now Salem, Dinabhoomi and Malaimurasu.
CAG's webinar on 'Front of Pack Labelling - Its relevance to a healthy food environment' along with Home Science Department of Women's Christian College, Chennai had media coverage in 21 newspapers namely, Dinamalar, Times of India, The Hindu, B4U Media, Chennai Vision, Najeevana Express, Deccan News, Chennai Views, Express News Asia, Chennai Press news, Chennai online, Talk of City, Andhra Jyothi, Chennai Telugu News Times, Vaartha, Malai Thamizhagam, Tamil yugam, Virtual Times, News Today, Tamil Sudar and Makkal Kural.
Pressing road safety issues, enforcement challenges, positive impacts of efforts taken so far and key focus areas for the future were discussed with support from the public and the district level authorities. The webinar received good coverage by the media.
World Heart Day 2021: CAG's webinar on 'Heart Health and Front of Pack Labelling (FoPL)/Warning Labels' along with Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (DU), C3 Research Foundation, Chennai and Women Consumer Protection Association, Madurai had media coverage in Vasagar and Dinamalar.
CAG organised a remembrance gathering to mark the wonderful life of our Board member Mr. Keshav Desiraju.
CAG has been working towards creating awareness around the benefits of solar agricultural pumps and the govt subsidy sanctioned for the same, among farmers in Salem, TN.
On occasion of World Food Safety Day 2021, CAG, along with Social Consumer Protection Movement, Salem organised a webinar on 'Safe food today for a healthy tomorrow'. The chief guest of the session was Dr Kathiravan, Designated Officer, Food Safety Department, Salem. The event saw coverage in Dinamalar, Dinakaran, Maalaimalar and Nav India times. #FSSAI #FoodSafety
CAG organised a media workshop on trans fat on 28 March 2021.