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Fruit bagging is gaining popularity among the mango growers in the district as an effective alternative to chemical pesticides.A good number of farmers are also using pheromone traps to hang among plants for catching pests.

State Minister for Food Nuruzzaman Ahmed, MP, has said the present government has taken steps for launching a modern and technology-based food management system for ensuring safer food for all citizens.

 

Safe salad, anyone? It’s easy _ just remove the skins off tomatoes and cucumbers.Fruits and vegetables are important components of human diet because they provide essential nutrients, vitamins and dietary fibre, which are all required for  proper body functions. Unfortunately,...

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) yesterday formally handed over 80 food carts to as many trained vendors at a ceremony with a view to ensuring safe street food and improving public health.
The carts were provided by the UN Food...

Sales of live fish in the city's kitchen markets have started picking up after consumers' mounting concern over use of formalin, traders said.

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