DoH&FW issues directive on food safety

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Dimapur, April 27: Principal Director & Additional Food Safety Commissioner, Directorate of Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Meguosielie Kire has issued directive to food testing team, State Public Health Laboratory to conduct food testing activity on the spot under Central Sector Scheme “Food Safety on Wheels”- Mobile Food Testing Laboratory starting from April, 2018 in phase wise manner in all the districts.
In this regard, he informed all the concerned authorities to co-operate and assist the food testing team under its jurisdiction for proper implementation of the food testing activities in checking adulterants in food items in the interest of public health. The action plan shall be carried out in co-ordination with the District Administration, Police, Designated Officer (CMOs), Food Safety Officers and Food Business Operators.
This was informed by Dr. Akuo Sorhie, State Programme Officer, Food Safety & Standard Authority, Directorate of Health & Family Welfare with regard to the implementation of “Food Safety on Wheels” in Nagaland.
(Page News Service)