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FSSAI released 2019-20 State Food Safety Index

  • The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released the 2019-20 State Food Safety Index for evaluating food safety across the country.
  • State Food Safety Index,
    - This is the 2nd index on food safety, which FSSAI released on the occasion of World Food Safety Day with the theme "Food Safety is everyone's business" that was dedicated to those in the supply chain who have ensured the uninterrupted availability of safe food during the COVID-19.
  • The Index Ranks States on Five Parameters of Food Safety:
    1. Human resources & Institutional data,
    2. Compliance,
    3. Food testing facility,
    4. Training,
    5. Capacity building besides consumer empowerment.
  • List of Winners, Which is Divided Into Three Categories;
    1. Large State - Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and Maharashtra
    2. Small State - Goa, Manipur, and Meghalaya.
    3. Union Territories - Chandigarh, Delhi, and the Andaman Islands.

Published On : 09 Jun 2020

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