Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurated FSSAI’s National Food Laboratory (NFL) in Ghaziabad on the occasion of 13th anniversary of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. This national lab is a result of a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP), the first-of-its-kind in the food laboratory sector.
The lab is equipped with the latest technologies and facilities to conduct analysis as per global accreditation standards for testing and calibration. NFL is one of the two premier referral laboratories under the direct administrative control of the apex food regulator named- Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI).
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/IBPS RRB Mains:
- Chairperson of FSSAI: Rita Teaotia.
- Chief Executive Officer of FSSAI: Pawan Kumar Agarwal.
Source: The Business Standard