Bakers, FBOs call on commissioner food safety

The commissioner said that the government aims to develop food businesses as a safe and vibrant industry with great potential for providing employment to the skilled and semiskilled youth.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 20 2018 2:17AM | Updated Date: Oct 20 2018 2:17AM
Bakers, FBOs call on commissioner food safetyGK Photo

Representatives of a bakers association, civil society members and other food business operators (FBOs) Friday met Commissioner Food Safety, J&K, Abdul Kabir Dar here.

According to an official spokesperson, commissioner stressed on bakers and other FBOs to adhere to the provisions of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in the manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption. Elaborating on the importance of multi-stakeholder dialogue, in particular on the issue of food safety, he appreciated the call of representatives of different sectors to share their perspectives with the administration.

The commissioner said that the government aims to develop food businesses as a safe and vibrant industry with great potential for providing employment to the skilled and semiskilled youth.

 On the occasion, Commissioner Food Safety listed the importance of Swasth Bharat Yatra (Eat right India) which has been flagged off on 16thOctober, 2018 and sought active participation of the bakers in it.

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