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11th National Street Food Festival begins in New Delhi

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in collaboration with the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NVSVI) is organizing the 11th edition of the National Street Food Festival. The five-day festival begins on Wednesday, December 25, 2019, and will continue up to the 29th of December. The festival with a vibrant ..

FSSAI introduces scheme of Food Safety Mitra (FSM)

On the occasion of 2019 World Food Day (WFD), the Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched Food Safety Mitra (FSM) scheme, Eat Right Jacket and Eat Right Jhola.  A FSM is an individual professional certified by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) who assists in compliances related to FSS Act, Rules & Regulations ..

Punjab government to ban online food delivery without hygiene rating

The Punjab government has decided to make it mandatory for all online aggregators to ensure that food supplied by them have hygiene rating as per the guidelines of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). The online order and delivery mechanism of food supply has created a physical disconnect between the consumer and the ..

Hygiene Rating for Food Delivery Apps in Punjab

The government of Punjab has issued directions to all online food order and supply companies to display the hygiene rating of the food business operators registered with them. The hygiene ratings are as per the guidelines of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). The government has given a compliance time of 3 ..

Tamil Nadu declared best state for active participation in Swasth Bharat Yatra

On 28th January 2019, Tamil Nadu was declared the ‘Best State Overall’ for its active participation in the national campaign ‘Swasth Bharat Yatra’. The campaign was a 100-day consumer outreach programme of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), which was launched on 16th October 2018 to amplify its Eat Right India initiative. ..

Heart Attack Rewind campaign launched by FSSAI to Eliminate Industrial Produced Trans-fats

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has launched a new mass media campaign “Heart Attack Rewind” to eliminate industrially produced trans fat in the food supply by 2022 before WHO deadline. The campaign is the 30 second Public Service Announcement (PSA), which will warn citizens about the health hazards of consuming trans ..

News Today: December 1, 2018

Main current events of December 1, 2018 are as follows: National Current Events Food regulator FSSAI launches mass media campaign about the bad effects of industrially produced trans fat Food regulator FSSAI launched a mass media campaign to educate people about the bad effects of industrially produced trans fat. Trans fats are made by adding ..

‘Swastha Bharat Yatra’ national campaign launched for Safe Food

The Government of India (GoI) has launched a nationwide campaign ‘Swasth Bharat Yatra’ from October 16 on the occasion of 2018 World Food Day (WFD to create consumer awareness about eating safe and nutritious food for becoming healthy. As per the campaign, a pan-India cycle rally is being organized by Food Safety and Standards Authority ..