Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Current Affairs, GK & News

FSSAI Caps Trans Fats in Foods

Recently, rules have been amended by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to put cap on trans fatty acids (TFAs) in the food products.  This decision was taken one week after it amended the norms for oils and fats. Highlights Under the new regulations, in the food products which comprises of the ..

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June 9: World Accreditation Day

Every year, the World Accreditation Day is celebrated on June 9. The initiative of celebrating the day was launched by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC). This year the day was celebrated under theme Theme: Accreditation, Improving Food Safety India In India, the day was celebrated by the Quality ..

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FSSAI Food Safety Index

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India recently launched food safety index of the year 2019-20. The states of Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra have topped the ranking. Highlights The index was prepared based on five parameters as follows Food Testing Facilities Human Resource and Institutional Data Compliance Training Capacity building besides consumer empowerment. ..

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June 1: World Milk Day

Every year World Milk Day is celebrated on June 1 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The day is celebrated to bring awareness and attention to the activities associated with the diary sector. Highlights June 1 was chosen to be celebrated as World Milk Day by the FAO in 2001. The ..

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GoI launches Suraksha Store Initiative

The Department of Consumer Affairs operating under Ministry of Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution launched Suraksha Store Initiative. It aims at health and safety of the citizens during lockdown. Highlights The Department of Consumer Affairs has joined hands with a Tech Start Up Safejob and Seekify to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at ..

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