In a proactive step towards ensuring food safety and promoting public health, the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) organized comprehensive “Food Safety Supervisor-Advanced Manufacturing” training in the Department of Food Science and Technology, PAU. The training witnessed huge response from the participants from diverse arenas including food industry representatives, entrepreneurs, food business operators and selective students.
Dr Savita Sharma, Head of the department, informed that FSSAI, the apex body governing food safety and standards in the country, has made these trainings and certifications mandatory for the food business operators. This training aimed at equipping individuals in the food service industry with the knowledge and skills required to maintain high standards of food safety and hygiene, she added.
The Coordinators Dr Vikas Kumar, Dr Neha Babbar, Dr Hanuman Bobade and Dr Antima Gupta imparted advanced knowledge about food safety, food hygiene, food standards and other pertinent aspects of food manufacturing.
Expert Dr Jaspreet Kaur explained packaging and labelling standards.
The participants, while expressing their satisfaction, said that this training will be highly helpful in maintaining the requisite standards of food manufacturing and thereby, promoting the consumer health.