INDIA: Training for food safety officers begins
Posted: July 26th, 2010 - 10:32pm
Source: Food & Beverage News
As a prelude to the rolling out the implementation of the FSS ( Food Safety and Standards) Act, an ambitious capacity building is being undertaken by FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) by organising “Orientation Programme” & “Training of Trainers Programme” for all the regions of the country.
The first such Orientation programme for food safety commissioners of the sates/ U T s was conducted by FSSAI at it’s headquarter at New Delhi on June 7- 9, 2010. It was participated by the food safety commissioners from Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
The next orientation programme is scheduled in September, 2010 wherein the remaining food safety commissioners are expected to be trained.