FSSAI issues an order for ensuring safe milk and milk products

Oct 14, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued an order to take action for ensuring safe milk and milk products to the consumers in the country.

FSSAI specifies following issues to prevent practices of adulteration, namely: 

1.A strict vigil to be maintained at milk chilling units and in case of violation, provisions of FSS Act 2006 and rules or regulations are applied.

2.Raise the surveillance during festive season.

3.States to follow policy of periodic transfer in case of conflict of interest of family in dairy business.

4.Generation of local intelligence regarding malpractices.

5.Strengthen the testing and enforcement infrastructure for strict surveillance.

Therefore, FSSAI advised to take action on the above mentioned issues.

 


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