Food Safety on Wheels launched in Dimapur


Dimapur, April 23: Food Safety on Wheels, a mobile food testing laboratory will be visiting markets in and around Dimapur from April 24 to 25. The Food Safety & Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has rolled a new scheme “Strengthening of Food Testing System” to create a network of modern Food Testing Laboratory at the State Level.
Food Safety on Wheels Team will be taking samples of food commodities or products which include edible oils, water, milk, beverages, spices etc. The main aims of the scheme are to create awareness and sensitize on food safety to vendors and consumers, check for common adulterants in food, transport samples from remote areas to Food Testing Laboratory.
Dr. K.Vikato Kinimi launched the Food Safety on Wheels for Dimapur and requested the public and the local authorities to extend support and co-operation to the Food Safety on Wheels Team so as to ensure safe and nutritious food are sold and consumed in Dimapur.
(Page News Service)