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Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets

...15 percent of Indian vaccine through third country import get into Pakistan each year, adding that if the go...wever, Dr Waheed feels that if Pakistan decides to import drugs from India, it should only allow those drugs that have been approved by FDA, otherwise the ves...

China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares

...eaders were to hold an emergency meeting Friday on import safety. China is Japan's second-largest supplier of food after the United States. To safeguard export quality, China plans to increase communications with trading partners, Li said....

Taiwan Bans Circuses from Importing Protected Animals

...ies (CITES). Previously circuses were permitted to import animals for performances. The new law does not apply to animals already owned by circuses. "The performances are negative education on environmental conservation. Personal pleasure must not be built on the suffering of other animals," Tien said. ...

China Cannot Be Blamed for Rising CO2 Emissions: Britain Official

...on and renewable energy take-up so the products we import have a smaller carbon footprint." Earlier this month at the biennial Group of Eight (G8) meet in Germany, where climate change and rising carbon dioxide emissions dominated the proceedings, the five 'Outreach partners' from rapidly emerging economi...

Minister from MP Urges to Ban the Sale of Sex Toys

...rgiya urged in a letter to Manmohan Singh that the import and sale of products like sex toys be banned. "The Madhya Pradesh government stresses yoga shiksha (yoga education) instead of the centre's yon shiksha (sex education). There is an urgent need to rise above party lines in this matter," Vijayvargiy...

Bird Flu Found in Togo

...Togo, which since October last year had banned the import of live poultry and poultry products from countries affected by the virus. Neighbouring Ghana recorded Thursday its third outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu in Aflao, a town on the border with Togo. Worldwide, the virus has killed 191 p...

EU Move Against Mercury Should Be Adopted in India: NGO

...ad called upon governments across the world to ban import of mercury at the 24th United Nations Environment ...yet there was no proposal to curb its current free import and trade. Agarwal hoped the Indian government would take a cue from the initiative against the le...

Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

...erves fell last year and the country was forced to import the commodity for the first time in six years. But Sud said that with huge foreign reserves thanks to 15 years of a booming economy that is now growing at more than nine percent per year, food security can be managed. 'The government can assure i...

US to Detain Seafood Imports from China

...od and Drug Administration said it would block the import of farmed Chinese seafood until importers could pr...to recalls and bans and potentially more stringent import and food safety laws. "I think we have reached a point unfortunately where 'made in China' is now ...

Uganda Bans Plastic Bags, Still a Tough Battle Lies Ahead

...rnment announced that from 1 July the manufacture, import and use of plastic bags thinner than 30 microns was being banned. All other polythene would be subject to a whopping 120% tax. The country's environment minister, Jesca Eriyo, conceded that that she was embarrassed by her capital city's lamentable...

Thailand Unfazed As US Worries Over Copyright Violations

...t disease medicine Plavix. The government plans to import generic versions of the drugs from India, but could also choose to manufacture them itself....

Brazil Opts for Indian Drugs Bypassing Merck

... a decree he signed Friday, Brazil will be able to import generic versions of Efavirenz from three companies... license" for the anti-HIV drug allowing Brazil to import the drug at lower prices from other overseas suppliers or even produce it locally. Health authorit...

Treaty With Japan may Legalize Dumping Toxic Waste in India

...he last few years. Indian laws too prohibit the import of hazardous wastes into India. Activists believe that faced with an over-consumptive lifestyle and very little land space, the Japanese are desperate for new places to dump their wastes. Japanese diplomats here refused to accept a memorandum re...

Singapore to Import Eggs, Fish from Andhra Pradesh

The government of Singapore has agreed to import eggs, fish, fruits, vegetables and other food requirements from Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who is currently visiting Singapore, Saturday had detailed a discussion in this regard with Chuasin Bin, CEO of agri food veteri...

25 Pesticides Banned in India, Others Face Partial Curbs

Some 25 pesticides are banned for manufacture, import and use in India. Two other pesticides and formulations are banned for use in the country but their manufacture is allowed for export, it has been revealed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. As India grapples with this complex issue at the ...

China Repudiates Warning on Its Toothpaste

...othpastes labelled as made in China, and issued an import alert to prevent toothpaste containing the poisonous chemical diethylene glycol (DEG) from entering the US. The FDA has raised concerns that the products may contain - diethylene glycol or DEG or diglycol stearate, used in solvents. Chinas General ...

Young Indians Say Cheers to White Spirits

...its from reaching out to discerning drinkers. With import duties, excise and local taxes ranging between 200-450 percent, the vodka retail price is prohibitive. As a result, the grey market continues to thrive and deprive the exchequer of billions of rupees," Kapur said. If tariffs are lowered, Bacardi pl...

China is Cracking Down on Food Safety

...apore is the latest country to take action against import of Chinese toothpaste. Singapore has banned three brands of toothpaste imported from China, after tests showed they contained diethylene glycol (DEG).In Panama last year at least 50 persons died presumably due to the chemical diethylene glycol (DEG...

China Turning Tables on the US on Food Import

The Chinese government goes offensive on food import from the US. The latest health supplement and raisins import from the US were returned or destroyed, as it did not meet the Chinese safety standards. Earlier Ch...

FAO Says Biofuels Threatening Food Security

...t rise on food imports and the poorest, which will import most, will pay an extra 10 percent", the FAO report said Thursday. It noted that prices of secondary cereals and vegetable oils used to produce biofuels have gone up while meat and milk product rose by 46 percent last November because of increased ...

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