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Court directive on junk food sale near schools

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: The Union government on Wednesday was given a 10-day deadline by the Delhi High Court to prepare guidelines for regulating the sale of junk food and aerated drinks in and around school premises in the country. “No further extension will be given,” a Bench headed by Acting Chief Justice B.D Ahmed told the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. The court was hearing a PIL filed by Rakesh Prabhakar, lawyer for NGO ‘Uday Foundation.’ —PTI


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