FSSAI Notifies NABL Accredited Laboratories for Western and Southern Region

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has modified its list of laboratories accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). These laboratories are notified for the purposes of carrying out analysis of food samples taken in accordance with the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.

FSSAI Warns Against Sale of Human Milk and Milk Products

The FSSAI has categorically emphasized that it has not authorized the processing or sale of human milk under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (FSS Act) and its associated regulations. The FSSAI emphasizes that all activities related to the commercial sale of human milk and its products must cease immediately. Violators risk legal action under the FSS Act.

SOP For +F Endorsement Certificate Revised

FSSAI has created a specific list of approved products in FoSCoS. This list defines which processed food products can be legally fortified under the Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Food) Regulations 2018 and the 2020 amendments.

New Integrated Veterinary Health Certificate To Be Implemented

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has reiterated the implementation of the Integrated Veterinary Health Certificate. From 30th June 2024 onwards, post-import clearance will be issued only to imported consignments of milk and milk products that are accompanied by the Integrated Veterinary Health Certificate.

Special Drives Launched to Combat Milk Adulteration During Festive Season

FSSAI has urged state authorities to keep strict vigil in monitoring the manufacturing and sale of milk-related products throughout the festive period. Frequent enforcement and surveillance activities, including the deployment of Food Safety on Wheels (FSW) units where available, are being emphasized in key markets.

GCMMF Today: A Global Dairy Powerhouse Led by Farmers

The Golden Jubilee celebration of the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), also known as the Amul Federation, was a historic event attended by Prime Minister and Chief Minister of Gujarat, showcasing the remarkable journey of the cooperative sector.

Continuation of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund

The Union Cabinet, led by the Prime Minister, has approved the extension of the Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) under the Infrastructure Development Fund (IDF) for an additional three years until 2025-26. The scheme, with a budget of Rs.29,610.25 crore, aims to encourage investments in various sectors such as Dairy processing, Meat processing, Animal Feed Plants, Breed multiplication farms, Animal Waste to Wealth Management (Agriculture waste management), and Veterinary vaccine and drug production facilities.

Andhra Pradesh Milk Procurement (Protection of Farmer) and Enforcement of Safety of Milk Standards Rules, 2023

This Notification regulates safety of milk standards rules such as standard milk analyzer used for the purpose of determining the quality parameters like fat, SNF and gives results of these parameters within the tolerance range as per standards. The users of Milk Analyzer shall apply for the license to an authorized officer in the prescribed Form No 1 and on a payment of Rs 1000/- for a term of one year. Every Milk Analyzer shall apply for the license within 30days from the date of publication of these rules in the official gazette.

The Dairy Expo 2024 to be Held in Chennai

The main focus of this expo is Lead Generation, Branding,  A one stop for all latest industry trends in one place, An Excellent opportunity to showcase new products and technologies to leading Clients, An Apt Platform to Connect with Right Partners for your business Needs, An Excellent opportunity to engage Face-to-Face with Prospective Clients.

Establishment of Hi-tech Dairy Plant in Namakkal

A hi-tech dairy plant with a production capacity of two-lakh liters per day will soon be set up in the district. The main objective of the scheme is to ensure livelihood and economic upliftment of milk producers in Namakkal district.