Food Safety in Kerala - Inputs Sought
We would like to seek your inputs on what are the various issues you see in regards to food safety in your city in Kerala. These could be in regards to packaged food, food product itself, restaurant hygiene levels, street food, adulteration, etc.
We would also look at how district food safety officials can be given access to the circle followed by a city level food safety/consumer circle in your city.
We look forward to your inputs! more
list of toxins and adulterants and give permissible thresholds. For eg: starch in tummeric powder is an adulterant in US law while starch powder is good in Indian law. It is time law ministry calls for views of nutritionistsand expertise to prepare a new law on food and drugs. The present food and cosmetics is more
We have been regularly hearing laments on the media that adequate
facilities to test food stuff are not available in Kerala and consequently,
samples have to be sent to private labs in Hyderabad and other places
outside the state.
This is difficult to understand, since it has been brought many times to
the notice of the Food Safety officials (of Kerala) that the CEPCI
Laboratory in Kollam, which besides holding FSSAI approval (as also NABL
Accreditation) is one of the best equipped and staffed laboratories in
south India. It is sad that such excellent facilities, in spite of being
available locally goes unutilised.
More details about the CEPCI Lab are available on their website
On 30-Jan-2017 3:15 PM, "LocalCircles Manager" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
and giving every citizen 5kg rice for rupees20per month will be more
benefitful in India 1st priority for kerala...
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