- The first-ever World Food Safety Day has been celebrated by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
- Under ‘Eat Right Movement’ of FSSAI, health is not only absence of disease and infirmity but the presence of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness.
- In an effort to galvanize states to work towards ensuring safe food for citizens, FSSAI has developed the first State Food Safety Index (SFSI) to measure the performance of States on five parameters of food safety.
- The categories included Human Resources and Institutional Arrangements, Compliance, Food Testing- Infrastructure and Surveillance, Training and Capacity Building and Consumer Empowerment.
What are Clean Street Food Hubs?
Following the certification of several ‘Clean Street Food Hubs’ in several cities based on third-party audits and training of street food vendors, now Golden Temple Street, Amritsar has been also recognized as a ‘Clean Street Food Hub’.