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FBOs directed to keep oil records if consumption over 50 litre per day

FSSAI has issued an order directing food business operators (FBOs) to maintain records of edible oils used by them if their consumption exceeds 50 litre per day.  The step is being […]

6th Annual Conference of the India Section of AOAC International

The India Section of the AOAC INTERNATIONAL is pleased to announce its 6th annual conference scheduled during Feb 28th to March 01, 2019 at The Park Hotel, New Delhi.
6th Annual Conference of […]

FSSAI asks food business operators to gear up for rigorous inspection regime

Food regulator FSSAI will launch “rigorous” inspections on food companies to ensure that best standards are followed as part of its effort to build trust among people about the […]

How Should Packaging Be Addressed in Your Food Safety Program?

The food package, whether it is the primary or secondary package, serves a number of roles: It protects the food, provides the consumer with information, helps market the food, […]

Scientist creates faster way to fingerprint foodborne pathogens

University of Georgia food scientist Xiangyu Deng has created a system that can identify subtypes of foodborne pathogens in a fraction of the time taken by traditional methods.
Quick detection […]

Listeria Mitigation and Control Program

There have been several recalls of ready-to-eat (RTE) foods due to contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Efforts to prevent contamination of food products with Listeria monocytogenes must be conducted at […]

FSSAI to reclassify Food Businesses

Food safety authority FSSAI today said it will reclassify food businesses on the basis of turnover to align with the goods and services tax (GST).  Under the GST regime, implemented from […]

Microbiology Series: Pour Plate Method Best Practices

The pour plate method is an economical way for pharmaceutical, contract and even food laboratories to perform tests focused on a specific number of bacteria. The process may seem […]

Packaged atta companies want FSSAI to set up one-point reference system

A consortium of packaged atta companies, including ITC Aashirvaad, Rajdhani and Silver Coin, held a press conference recently to demand that FSSAI put a one-point reference system in place to […]

FSSAI seeks views on plastic particles or microplastics in water bottles

An international study on Thursday said popular brands were selling contaminated mineral water bottles. The study by the State University of New York found twice as many plastic particles or micro-plastics […]