- August 24, 2016 / 3 min readFSSAI it stated that it will launch ten new initiatives that seek to connect people of all age groups for ensuring safe food through an integrated approach.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has taken a pledge to make the country more healthier and this time, it has scout a convenient way to hit the bullseye. FSSAI has announced various initiatives to promote safe food at homes, schools, offices, eateries and religious places, besides a national survey for assessing milk quality.
The food regulator body revealed the information on its 10th anniversary of enactment of Food Safety and Standards Act 2006, it stated that it will launch ten new initiatives that seek to connect people of all age groups for ensuring safe food through an integrated approach.
As per the statement released by the Health Ministry, this bouquet of 10 initiatives focused on safe and nutritious food at home, school, workplace, religious places, in trains and railway stations, in restaurants and other places. FSSAI will also going to distribute a green book to each and every household and will design a portal which will be equipped with the necessary information on safe and nutritious food at home.
Earlier, FSSAI also publicized that it is penning down a list of food articles that contain high volume fat, sugar and salt. Once the list gets completed, it will regulate a norm which will force all the schools to remove these items from their canteen’s menu.
For offices, FSSAI said the canteens and cafeterias should be registered/licenced with the food regulator. The establishment should also ensure monthly testing of kitchens, water and equipment. FSSAI said it is engaging with the management of places of worships to help them implement the Food Safety Management System (FSMS). Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai has already adopted FSMS, while Saibaba temple in Shirdi is in the process of doing so for their kitchens.Trending ArticleDaily UpdatesWhich is the highest format preference of Fun-Seeker?
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