Commissioner, FDA reviews food safety measures

SRINAGAR: To highlight the importance of Food Safety on the occasion of World Food Safety Day, Commissioner Food & Drug Administration, Shakeel ur Rehman today chaired a meeting with all District officers of Kashmir division on the theme “Safe food today for a healthy tomorrow”.
He reviewed the working of all the districts and functioning of Food Testing Laboratory Srinagar and asked the district officers to work tirelessly for ensuring safe and wholesome food to consumers.
The progress of various initiatives of the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India like, Eat Right Challenge, BHOG, Hygiene Rating, Fortification, RUCO and Mapping were discussed.
The meeting was informed that eight districts in J&K are implementing Eat right challenge & instructions were given to the nodal officers running the schemes to activate all the stakeholders – consumers, food businesses, community organizations to make the program a people’s movement and review the same on weekly basis.


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