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Who is trying to invent ‘plastic rice’ to scare ignorant consumers?

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Who is trying to invent ‘plastic rice’ to scare ignorant consumers?

The so-called Organic food lobby and some Hindutva ideologists could be behind the rumour factory that spreads lies about ‘plastic rice’ and ‘plastic eggs’ and the dearth of scientific temper leads consumers to believe such stories. [By Narendra Nayak] The recent publicity for plastic rice made me ponder on why these rumours are being circulated. […]

Bihar Govt offices sans plastic-packaged water

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Bihar Govt offices sans plastic-packaged water

Patna: The Bihar government is doing its bit to reduce plastic waste. Packaged plastic mineral water bottles are out, filtered water in tumblers are in. Bihar’s chief secretary Anjani Kumar Singh has directed the heads of all government departments ensure that the ban on non-biodegradable ‘plastic water bottles’ is followed strictly in meetings, events and […]