Tuesday, May 31, 2011


 P I Suvrathan, Chairperson, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India's Interview:
The Food Safety & Standards Rules, 2011, replacing the 50-year-old Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, will come into effect in August. P I Suvrathan, chairperson, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Implementation of Food Safety and Standards Rules -States' Assurance in CAC.

                              The 4th meeting of Central Advisory Committee of Food Safety & Standards Authority of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was held today. Food Safety Commissioners from States and UT participated in this meeting. The preparedness of States/UT was reviewed by Chief Executive Officer, Shri V.N. Gaur with the Food Safety Commissioners. CEO desired Commissioners to gear up the State machinery to take up challenge of license/Registration of Food Business Operators in their States.

Thursday, May 19, 2011


                    The ever expected “Food Safety & Standards Act” is nearing its implementation. The Central Government and the FSSAI are keen in its implementation. The fast developments noticed in the Central Govt. and the effective steps taken by the FSSAI shows the bright feature for the implementation.

Friday, May 13, 2011

From Farm To Fork -Safe Food -the motto.

The Union Health Ministry says," Now, they will have to do all this and more under a new set of rules and regulations under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006"

Friday, May 6, 2011

Food Safety and Standard Rules notified in the Gazette.

                                   The Government of India has notified the Food Safety and Standard Rules in the official Gazette on 05.05.2011. The Rules would come into force after three months of publication in the official gazette.
                      For more information: FOOD SAFETY AND STANDARDS RULES.

Thursday, May 5, 2011


                        Just over 18.5 per cent of the samples of idli batter collected from across the State, and tested in food analysis labs, have showed some level of contamination.