Training of Non- Statutory Departmental Canteens employees on Food Safety & Standards norms by Food Safety & Standards Authority of India
No. 17/1/2018-Dir (C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel & Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market
New Delhi, dated 24th May,2018
Subject:- Training of Non- Statutory Departmental Canteens employees on Food Safety & Standards norms by Food Safety & Standards Authority of India.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s D.M. No. 25/1/2013 dated 26.07.2016 on the above subject and to say that as a regulatory body, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India is responsible for ensuring the availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.
2. In order to ensure the same in various Offices of Central Government, all departmental canteens, tiffin rooms etc. have to be licensed as per Section 2.1.2 of the Food Safety & Standards (Licensing & Registration of Food Business) Regulations, 2011. Further, as per advisory No. 1-2/Correspondence/FoSTaC/FSSAI/2017 dated 25th April 2018, “every food business having either Central or State License should have atleast one trained & certified “Food Safety Supervisor” for every 25 food handlers or part thereof in each of their premises and nominated food safety supervisors have to be trained under FoSTaC by 31st December 2018.”
3. In view of the above, first phase of training workshop of Food Safety Supervisor is scheduled on 16th June 2018 at 10 AM onwards in FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi FSSAI for Departmental Canteens of Delhi-NCR. All the Ministries/Departments are, therefore, requested to nominate individuals to FSSAI, for the said training workshop of Food Safety Supervisor and ensure their active participation in the same, under intimation to this Department.
4. For further information/ queries, Ms. Preetha Ghosh, Deputy Director, Training, FSSAI (Mobile No. 0980660056 and e-mail [email protected]) may be approached.
Under Secretary to the Government of India