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.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

NATIONWIDE SURVEY IN JANUARY TO ENSURE SAFE FOOD

With growing instances of adulteration of food items in recent years, particularly items like milk and milk products, packaged drinking water, edible oil, ground spices, tea and coffee, the consumer affairs department and food safety authority will now conduct a nationwide survey and testing of food samples. The drive will start in January and will continue for six months. 

Sunday, November 30, 2014

KERALA TO GO COLOURLESS


Synthetic Colours are being used by almost all food manufacturing companies. Limits on the use of colours are being monitored by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. The violation is liable for punishment, which could include jail term.