FSSAI: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
GoI launches Suraksha Store Initiative
Published: May 11, 2020
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Arogya Setu • Consumer Affairs Ministry • COVID-19 • COVID-19 mobile application • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) • FSSAI • Kirana • Suraksha Stores • technology transfer
IIFPT to manufacture and supply nutrient-rich food
Published: April 24, 2020
The Indian Institute of Food Processing Industry (IIFPT) operating under Ministry of Food Processing Industry has been manufacturing nutrient rich food for COVID-19 patients. Highlights The institute is supplying bread loves that are enriched with moringa leaves. It has also produced whey protein that constitutes 9.8% of protein and 8.1% of fiber. Also, immunity boosters ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: Crop Production • Food Processing • Food Processing Sector • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) • FSSAI • Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology • Nutritional Security
CSIR produces Protein Enriched Biscuits for COVID-19 patients
Published: April 19, 2020
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR-CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute) has made protein rich biscuits for COVID-19 patients. The biscuits have been sent to the COVID-19 patients in AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Science). Highlights The CFTRI has so far supplied 500 kg of protein-rich biscuits. Also, another 500 kg of ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
GoI hosts National Organic Food Festival in New Delhi
Published: February 14, 2020
The Government of India is to host National Organic Food Festival at the National Capital between February 21, 2020 and February 23, 2020. The festival is first of its kind. Around 150 women entrepreneurs are to participate in the festival Highlights The Ministry of Food Processing is organizing National level Food Festival for 3 days. ..
11th National Street Food Festival begins in New Delhi
Published: December 25, 2019
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 ..