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CII delegation interacts with Chairperson, CEO FSSAI

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Srinagar: A CII delegation led by Chairman CII J&K Council, Ravnish Gulati, today interacted with Chairperson Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Rita Teaotia, and Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Arin Singai, at Jammu.

Gulati, while offering suggestions to the officials of FSSAI, said that awareness and educational programs should be conducted on a frequent basis to assist food operators to keep pace with the changes in the Food Safety and Standards Act.

CII Members also made a request for doing away with the requirement of Mandatory BIS Certification for Cattle Feed Industry. They also suggested that government testing labs need to be equipped with quality testing equipment and manpower in order to enhance the quality and level of testing of food products.

Sanjay Puri and Farooq Amin, Past Chairmen CII J&K Council, said that in order to create an enabling and smooth working environment for food operators, FSSAI should further upgrade FOSCOS and provide express redressal on license issuance and modification.

Other CII members of the CII delegation who were present on the occasion included Gagan Jain, Abhinandan Sachdev and Anshal Gulati.

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