FSSAI launches Rs 482 cr scheme to upgrade food testing labs – Feedback

Food safety regulator FSSAI today announced a Rs 482-crore scheme to strengthen the food testing infrastructure in the country.

“The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India(FSSAI) has rolled out a major scheme for strengthening of Food Testing Infrastructure in the country at an estimated cost of Rs 482 crore, in the light of the recent observations by High Court, Mumbai, regarding the urgent need to upgrade food testing Laboratories in India,” FSSAI said in a statement. The representatives from various ministries such as Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Export Inspection Council, NABL and 7 States/UTs were present.

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