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PFDA prohibits online supply of food from FBOs without hygiene rating

The Punjab Food and Drug Administration (PFDA) recently announced that the state has prohibited the online supply of food without hygiene rating from food business operators (FBOs). The state government has also prohibited the online food supply aggregators (OFSAs) from sourcing the food without rating, from FBOs. It was also announced that the prohibition orders ..

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Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana: 32 projects sanctioned

On February 27, 2020, the Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee chaired by the Minister of Food Processing sanctioned 32 projects under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY). Highlights The projects sanctioned have the capacity to create 15,000 employment opportunities. The projects aim at increasing the shelf life of agricultural produce and provide steady revenue for the farmers. ..

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FSSAI guidelines to sweet manufacturers

Ahead of Diwali, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India issued guidelines to the sweet manufacturers. The team interacted with sweet manufacturers and tested food samples. They also gave them a 10-point guidelines. Guidelines The details of ghee, oil used in the preparation of sweets should be displayed on the box The ingredients and ..

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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 ..

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Renovated National Food Laboratory inaugurated at Ghaziabad

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurated regulator Food Safety and Standard Authority of India’s (FSSAI) National Food Laboratory (NFL) in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. It was inaugurated on the occasion of 13th anniversary of enactment of Food Safety and Standards Act, (FSSA) 2006. About National Food Laboratory (NFL) It has been established as a result of ..

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