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2,000 malnourished children in Bajura district, says DPHO (ht 19/08/2017)

13 percent of food samples found to be substandard (rep 11/08/2017)

GTD programme fails to tackle malnutrition (ht 29/07/2017)

Carbamate residue detected in fruits, vegetables, by Arjun Tamang (rep 24/07/2017)

Myagdi consumes more meat than others, by Ghanshyam Khadka (kp 05/07/2017)

Govt initiates action against 246 food firms, by Pawan Timilsina (kp 03/07/2017)

Fighting Malnutrition (sp 23/06/2017)

Animals worth Rs2b imported in 10 mths, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 09/06/2017)

No time to waste: South Asia needs greater and more efficient investments to prevent and treat malnutrition. by Jean Gough (kp 06/06/2017)

22 admitted to hospital after food poisoning (ht 26/05/2017)

Nutrition programme not in operation in Bara district (ht 11/05/2017)

63 firms booked for selling substandard food products (kp 08/05/2017)

10-month-old Kalikot girl dies of malnutrition, by Tularam Pandey (kp 30/04/2017)

Pesticide residues in fruits, veg within permissible limit: Lab report, by Ashim Neupane (rep 19/04/2017)

KMC to ‘strictly monitor’ Valley abattoirs (kp 06/04/2017), KMC planning to set up slaughter houses (ht 06/04/2017)

Food fair to promote nutritious local food begins tomorrow (ht 30/03/2017)

Thought for food: Despite dramatic progress in nutrition, half of Nepal’s child deaths are still due to hunger, by Marty Logan (nt 17/03/2017), The face of hunger: A debt-ridden Dalit couple is on the verge of losing their daughter to malnutrition, by Om Astha Rai (nt 17/03/2017)

Dhading children malnourished (ht 13/03/2017)

Malnutrition afflicts girls more than boys, by Prakash Singh (ht 12/03/2017)

The malnourished nation, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 03/03/2017)

GMP to be enforced in milk, water industries, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 27/02/2017)

Locals prefer grains to noodles in Jumla, by DB Buda (rep 22/02/2017)

Nutrition drive yielding results in Ramechhap VDCs (ht 12/02/2017)

Malnourished girl dies for want of treatment, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 07/02/2017)

Bhadrakali Oil sealed for selling adulterated fuel (kp 24/01/2017)

Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Programme in 28 districts: Local officials say they already have ministry’s permission to spend  Rs 10m for the programme (kp 08/01/2017)

Poison we eat: Harmful pesticides, by Vikash Raj Satyal (ht 02/01/2017)

Poisoned greens: Farmers’ tendency to spray banned pesticides on vegetables poses grave health risks to consumers, by Vikash Raj Satyal (rep 28/12/2016)

Malnutrition claims 17-year old, others on the line, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 26/12/2016), Malnutrition increasing among children (ht 27/12/2016), Nutrition for health: As malnutrition is a serious health problem we should take concerted action so that no one is deprived of nutritious food essential for health and ultimately survival (ht 28/12/2016)

Study reveals widespread sales of inferior products (kp 24/12/2016)

Malnutrition rife due to early marriage, pregnancy (ht 15/12/2016)

Malnutrition stalks children in Bajhang (kp 01/12/2016), Malnourished children being treated in Bajura, by Prakash Singh (ht 01/12/2016), Fight malnutrition: Pressures of work, academia and lifestyle have pushed many young adults in urban areas to the brink of malnutrition (ht 01/12/2016)

Many young adults in Valley malnourished, shows study (ht 30/11/2016)

Nutrition programme starts off in 10 Panchthar VDCs (ht 30/11/2016)

Heavy investments change little for Saptari’s malnourished (ht 18/11/2016)

Around 50 per cent Bajura children malnourished (ht 12/11/2016)

Collection centres blamed for contamination in milk (kp 04/11/2016), Quality of raw milk needs to be improved (ht 04/11/2016)

4,427 suffering from malnutrition after quake (ht 15/10/10/2016)

KMC to monitor goat markets from today: To deploy  teams for medical inspection of animals, by Anup Ojha (kp 04/10/2016)

New labelling requirement for packaged food coming (kp 12/09/2016)

‘Nepal won’t be able to end malnutrition before 2112’ (kp 10/09/2016), Ending malnutrition still a huge challenge (ht 10/09/2016)

The bottled suspicions: Subash Bhandari guarantees that more than 90 percent of bottled water manufactures are working with integrity and as per the standards set by the DFTQC, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 26/08/2016)

Hundreds fall ill due to water contamination (kp 24/08/2016) [related to Ramechhap]

Slaughter rules: Certain hygienic practices are to be followed for the production of wholesome meat, by Kedar Karki (rep 23/08/2016)

Water, oil, ghee and milk most adulterated items, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 18/08/2016), State-owned DDC faces action (kp 18/08/2016)

WSTFC unable to monitor water quality (ht 13/08/2016)

Plans afoot to close down all Valley abattoirs, by Anup Ojha (kp 19/07/2016)

Four bottled water plants sealed (kp 12/07/2016), Efficacy of govt’s market monitoring questioned, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 12/07/2016)

Minister-led inspection team shuts slaughterhouse: Moj Meat Center in Satungal closed after the inspection team found it had been supplying contaminated meat to the market (kp 09/07/2016), Slaughterhouses selling maggot-infested meat (ht 09/07/2016)

1,700 kids malnourished in Kavre, study finds, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 07/07/2016)

Ramechhap kids malnourished (ht 30/06/2016)

Government to amend Food Safety Act: Introduction of the new law will help control food adulteration and  other wrongdoings (kp 27/06/2016)

Food fair to promote nutritious local dishes (kp 24/06/2016)

‘Artificially ripened fruits pose serious health risks’, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 20/06/2016)

Fighting malnutrition: We cannot expect young and undernourished mothers to give birth to healthy children, by Jeeban Ghimire (kp 10/06/2016)

HFN talks tackling malnutrition (kp 06/06/2016)

Locals drink polluted water as authorities fail to fix damaged pipelines, by Yoges Rawal (rep 01/06/2016)

Bottled drinking water: Shrink wrapping made mandatory (kp 20/05/2016)

Three water bottling plants sealed (rep 16/05/2016)

Labelling requirements to be enforced strictly (kp 11/05/2016)

‘Kapilvastu, Achham, Parsa have highest underweight kids’ (kp 21/04/2016)

Malnutrition stalks children in Butwal, by Amrita Anamol (kp 04/04/2016)

Govt steps up inspection of Valley meat shops: A recent study has found 90pc of meat shops not maintaining basic hygiene (kp 27/03/2016)

Panel to check on Valley meat products (kp 16/03/2016)

Pachaged drinking water: Government makes sealed caps mandatory (kp 14/03/2016)

Malnutrition rife among children of Bajura district, says DHO (ht 10/03/2016)

Check on pesticide-laced produces: Authorities expand inspections in Valley (kp 17/02/2016)

Over 50 per cent children suffering from acute malnutrition in Parsa (ht 25/01/2016)

Behind closed doors: Govt should tighten the Food Act (kp 22/01/2016)

KMC inspects eateries and meat shops: First day of monitoring finds all inspected shops selling unhygienic food to consumers, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/01/2016)

Malnutrition stalks children in Banke (kp 31/12/2015)

Traders, producers of food items face action (kp 19/12/2015)

48 pc children in Pyuthan malnourished (ht 19/10/2015)

Chitwan slaughterhouses selling unhealthy meat (ht 19/10/2015)

KMC starts goat monitoring: Three dead goats found in Kalanki Khasibazaar, by Anup Ojha (kp 16/10/2015), Purchase healthy goats: Vets (ht 18/10/2015)

53 firms face DFTQC action (kp 13/08/2015)

Children in quake-hit villages malnourished: Govt report, by Pratap Bista (kp 12/08/2015)

Scaling up nutrition: All people have a right to food and good nutrition. Participatory and inclusive approach to improve nutrition is a must, by Jhabindra Bhandari (rep 01/08/2015)

Malnutrition stalks quake-hit kids, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 30/07/2015)

WFP destroys 7.8 tonne spoilt rice (kp 21/07/2015)

Coliform found in drinking water, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 13/07/2015)

Local is best: Instead of micronutrient additives for children living in earthquake shelters, we should promote nutritious local foods, by Aruna Uprety (nt 10/07/2015)

Meat from dead animals, fetid slaughter houses rampant: Traders purchase dead chicken in half price and sell to consumers, by Arjun Poudel (rep 10/07/2015)

UNICEF to help accelerate essential nutrition services (ht 04/07/2015)

You eat what you sow: Besides other hardships, earthquake survivors will have to deal with a rise in child undernourishment, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 03/07/2015)

Eat me not: Quick fix approach to food security could result in long-term problems (kp 24/06/2015)

Undernutrition problem looms (ht 24/06/2015)

WFP rice for Gorkha rotten, by Dewan Rai and Sudip Kaini (kp 19/06/2015), 3,000 quintals of rice provided by donors found rotten, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 20/06/2015), Ministries told to probe rotten relief materials (ht 20/06/2015), WFP to investigate mouldy rice (ht 20/06/2015), Inspection at WFP Nepalgunj godowns: MPs’ team finds ‘inedible’ pulses, by Janak Nepal, 22/06/2016), WFP faces govt action (ht 22/06/2015), WFP ‘reluctant’ to give details to House probe, by Janak Nepal (kp 23/06/2015), Food distribution, sale ban on WFP, by Janak Nepal (kp 25/06/2015), ‘WFP sent substandard rice for quake victims’: House panel report says agency officials were well aware about the inferior quality of the food (ht 26/06/2015), Destroy substandard food: Govt to UN (kp 30/06/2015)

Distribute edible relief items after lab tests: PMO (kp 17/06/2015)

Livestock office sells meat of dead she-goats, by Pavitra Kumar Shahi (16/06/2015)

After India, Nepal bans Maggi import, sales, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 05/06/2015), Restriction on sales of Maggi noodles stays (kp 16/06/2015), Maggi, Mayos using misleading labels (ht 16/06/2015)

Silent killers: Contamination of drinking water by toxic metal ions can have disastrous consequences, including cancer, by Kosh P. Neupane (kp 09/04/2015)

Importance of safe, nutritious diet stressed (kp 07/04/2015)

Bottlers of unhygenic water have free rein in Sunsari, by Rohit Rai (rep 18/03/2015)

Pesticide-laced flour kills six: 20 fall sick; The deceased from a single family, by Harihar Singh Rathore (kp 10/03/2015), Care futile for critical, pregnant patients (kp 11/03/2015), Condition of patients improving (ht 11/03/2015), Pesticide caused chapati deaths (ht 11/03/2015)

Temporary centre established to fight malnutrition, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 16/02/2015)

DFTQC to establish food nutrition testing lab, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 09/02/2015)

Demand for seafood, frozen meats swell (kp 28/01/2015)

Over 15pc Kapilvastu kids malnourished (kp 15/01/2015)

Pesticide inspection: Officials face vendors’ snub (kp 10/01/2015)

KMC building slaughter houses: Meat will be distributed for sale after inspection (ht 29/12/2014)

Prevailing food norms: Poor awareness and enforcement, by Gaurav Khatiwada (ht 16/12/2014)

First few days: The world looks to Nepal for best practice evidence and lessons on strategically tackling nutritional challenges, by Diplav Sapkota (kp 02/12/2014)

Veggie pesticide residue down by 95pc: Officials, by Pragati Shahi (kp 23/11/2014)

Sixty-nine cases filed against firms selling substandard foodstuff, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 19/11/2014)

It doesn’t get fresher than this, by Abhushan Gautam (kp 08/11/2014)

Expired goods found at store in housing estate (kp 28/10/2014)

Meat campaign successful: KMC (ht 14/10/2014)

Contamination of meat products: A public health hazard, by Kedar Karki (ht 14/10/2014)

Unregulated buff market imperils health, by Dipak Bayalkoti (kp 30/09/2014), Festive season sees rise in adulteration, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 30/09/2014)

Maintain hygiene, eateries told (kp 27/09/2014)

Unhygienic meat being sold in Damak (ht 25/09/2014)

KMC’s healthy meat campaign for Dashain: Urges public to buy only those goats whose horns are painted green (ht 16/09/2014) [No green colour available else???]

Substandard food being sold in rural parts of Far West (kp 14/09/2014)

Bhat Bhateni stuff sans expiry date: Supermarket told not to sell Olay products, chocolates (ht 11/09/2014)

Processed water found contaminated, by Chandi Raj Dahal (ht 04/09/2014)

Pesticide monitoring to move beyond Kathmandu (kp 03/09/2014)

Adulteration rampant in dairy products, bottled water: Over 21 per cent of 502 samples collected all over country found to be below national standard (ht 29/08/2014)

Far-western districts flooded with sub-standard food products, by Barun Paneru (ht 21/08/2014)

Having enough to eat is not enough: Poverty is not the only reason for malnutrition in Nepal, by Mallika Aryal (nt 08/08/2014)

Cereals, legumes among most ‘unhygienic food’ (kp 06/08/2014)

Majority of Chepang kids found underweight (ht 01/07/2014)

Vegetable traders leaving Kalimati to avoid scrutiny (kp 01/08/2014), Sale of pesticide-laced veggies rampant in Tarai (ht 01/08/2014)

Malnutrition climbing social ladder, by Arjun Poudel (rep 19/07/2014)

Pesticide residues found in vegetables, by Pragati Shahi (kp 18/07/2014), Most sought-after veggies and fruits found inedible, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 18/07/2014), People forced to consume vegetable laced with pesticide, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 21/07/2014), Hidden health hazards: Rampant use of pesticides, by Sangam Prasain (kp 22/07/2014), Off-season vegetables top pesticide content, by Pragati Shahi (kp 22/07/2014), Wash them away: Clean vegetables and fruits under running water to remove any pesticide residues, by Dilli Ram Sharma (kp 22/07/2014), Unwarranted use of pesticides: Consumer health at high risk, by Vikash Raj Satyal (ht 23/07/2014), Poison on the table: Most farmers have a separate yard to grow vegetables for their personal use where they use only organic fertilizers instead of chemicals and pesticides, by Vikash Raj Satyal (rep 23/07/2014), Pesticide residues in vegetables: How grave are the problems?, by Roshani Dhamala (rep 25/07/2014), Pesticide row: Vegetable traders scuffle with police, by Suman Bashyal (kp 26/07/2014), 300 kg of chemical-lacedcowpeas dumped (ht 26/07/2014), Police seize pesticide-laden beans amid protest by traders, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 26/07/2014)

A scandal: By the time our politicians come around to unveiling the new constitution there might not be many of us to cheer it on, by Biswas Baral (rep 17/07/2014)

Achham children suffering from malnutrition (ht 13/07/2014)

Food and mouth: The government should impose higher taxes on people with higher income and subsidize food, health and housing for the poor, by Bhim Prasad Bhurtel (rep 12/07/2014)

Generation Nutrition: Saving Children; Initiated by ACF, a France-based INGO, Generation Nutrition can help Nepal to stop children dying from Acute Malnutrition (sp 11/07/2014)

Govt monitoring use of pesticides in veggie, fruits (kp 11/07/2014)

Malnutrition rife in Kanchanpur (ht 10/07/2014)

Time to go organic to tackle pesticide-laced food, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 04/07/2014)

Monitoring team warns dairy shops, water plants (ht 03/07/2014)

Junk food: Slow poison, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 03/07/2014)

Valley restaurants ‘lackproper storage facilities’ (ht 01/06/2014)

90 percent pesticide residue found in veggies sold in capital, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 25/06/2014)

Edible oil, ghee adulteration rampant (rep 25/06/2014)

Slaughter houses posing health risks (kp 23/06/2014)

Lab set up to test chemical inputs in vegetables (ht 19/06/2014)

Market flooded with expired food products (rep 16/06/2014)

Antibiotics use in chicken risks rise in human resistivity, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 10/06/2014)

Civil Society Alliance For Nutrition, by Jhabindra Bhandari (rn 09/06/2014)

Raising awareness against adulteration (ht 01/06/2014)

Budget crunch delays nutrition programme (ht 31/05/2014)

Nutrition fair helps fight malnutrition among kids, women, by Govinda K.C. (rep 22/05/2014)

Per capita meat consumption up 11 kg (kp 16/05/2014)

263 food companies face legal action (ht 12/05/2014)

Iodine deficiency disorders in far-west (ht 11/05/2014)

47 pc Bajura kids malnourished (ht 08/05/2014)

Traders supply ‘date-expired’ foodstuffs to Karnali region, by Tularam Pandey (kp 02/05/2014)

Sales of organic food take off in valley, by Suman Bashyal (kp 11/04/2014)

Bajura locals taken ill after drinking contaminated water, by Krishna Oli (rep 10/04/2014)

40pc population is food energy-deficient: UN Rep (kp 21/03/2014)

Two die of food poisoning, 12 fall ill, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 14/03/2014)

Malnutrition rate in Saptari high‚ afflicting 24 per cent children (ht 02/03/2014)

Malnutrition rate high in Saptari (ht 26/02/2014)

Right food: Informing mothers and families about nutritious food can reduce stunting (kp 14/02/2014)

Country to have ‘Kalimati’ brand of vegetables and fruits soon (ht 08/02/2014)

Govt ill-equipped to test cooking oil, by Ramesh Shrestha (kp 03/02/2014)

Pesticide traces found in veggies grown in Valley (ht 21/01/2014)

‘Nepalis eating healthy food’ (ht 20/01/2014)

Consumption of meat up last year: Demand has been increasing in country with rising income levels (ht 13/01/2014)

Govt preparing food quarantine regulation (kp 04/01/2014)

Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC)

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