FSSAI orders FBOs to get Food Handlers trained by 31st December, 2018

FSSAI orders FBOs to get Food Handlers trained by 31st December, 2018

May 4, 2018 Industry Specific 0

The FSSAI has, by an Order dated 25th April, 2018, advised all FBOs to nominate atleast one trained and certified Food Safety Supervisor, for every 25 Food Handlers or part thereof in each of their premises, for

  • carrying out periodic training of all Food Handlers in such premises; and
  • maintaining records for food safety audit and inspections.

The FSSAI also directed the FBOs to get such Food Handlers trained under the Food Safety Training & Certification Program (“FoSTaC”) by 31st December, 2018.

The list of Training Partners, empanelled for the purpose of such training, and other details regarding FoSTaC have been made available on fostac@fssai.gov.in.

The FSSAI, by the above-mentioned Order, has also defined the following terms, in context of food safety training and certification:

  1. Food Handler
  2. Food Safety Supervisor

Source: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

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