The idea of supplementary nutritional support to the school children in the form of a social welfare concept roots back to 1925 when the Madras Corporation lunched it for the under privileged children.
India is the second most populous and seventh largest country by area in the world located in South Asia, and currently is one of the ten fastest growing economies in the world.
Exposure to particulate matter is associated with respiratory and cardiovascular health effects and premature mortality,1 and it reflects a global public health concern. Particles o2.5 μm (PM2.5) are often considered more harmful than larger-sized particles because of their ability to penetrate to human bronchi and lungs.
Air pollution is a serious global public health problem that is managed most effectively by collective (societal) action to control emissions of both primary air pollutants and precursors that react to form secondary air pollutants.
Worldwide, the focus of child health has remained on child survival, stillbirths remain mostly ignored (Froen et al., 2011). At least 2.65 million stillbirths were estimated globally in 2008.
A complete definition of traceability is given by Olsen and Borit (2013), they define traceability as “The ability to access any or all information relating to that which is under consideration, throughout its entire life cycle, by means of recorded identifications”.
This world health day, celebrated on 7th April, the world health Organization (whO) has brought food safety to the centre stage with the theme ‘Food safety - from farm to plate, make food safe’.