Sunday, April 5, 2015

WORLD HEALTH DAY- SAFE FOOD


The World Health Organisation(WHO) has  urged each nation in the South-East Asia region to make food safety a priority. It stated that over 700,000 children die in the South-East Asia region every year due to diarrhoea and several other diseases caused by the impure food and water.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

NO MORE JUNK FOODS IN SCHOOL CANTEENS



Accepting the draft guidelines for restriction on sale of junk food in and around schools, the Delhi High Court has asked the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to create regulations and implement them within three months.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

ONE MORE EXTENSION!

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India Enforcement Division has issued an order dated:04.02.2015 extending the time limit to obtain Licence/Registration up to 4th August,2015.

Monday, January 26, 2015

CURBS ON ANTIBIOTIC IN POULTRY AND ANIMAL FEEDS.



The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has issued a draft notification prohibiting the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in poultry and animal husbandry sectors as they render microbes resistant to life saving drugs.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

ANIMAL BONE HEAPS IN BISCUIT FACTORY.

It may be a little difficult to digest but nonetheless its true. The Food Safety Department recovered heaps of bones from a biscuit and rusk factory located in Katghar area of Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, while conducting raid recently.

Monday, December 29, 2014

SEALING OF FOOD UNITS WARRANT SHOW CAUSE NOTICE



The Madras High Court had recently observed that the Designated Officers under the Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSA), 2006 cannot seal a business premises without issuing a show cause notice and conducting an enquiry into the alleged violation of the legal provisions. 

Sunday, December 28, 2014

FSSAI LICENCE MUST FOR SLAUGHTER HOUSES


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, in a communication to the food safety commissioners stated that local bodies are not the licencing authorities for slaughterhouses. All meat shops and slaughterhouses must have FSSAI licence, the communication from ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.