Mumbai Central gets first ‘Eat Right Station’ certification from FSSAI

The Mumbai Central station of Railways was conferred with the ‘Eat Right Station’ certification with four stars rating by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), as a part of ‘Eat Right India’ movement launched last year. The Mumbai Central Railway Station is the country’s first “Eat Right Station.”

Mumbai Central station has been judged on the basis of compliance of food safety and hygiene, availability of healthy diet, food handling at preparation, transhipment and retail/serving point, food waste management, promotion of local and seasonal food and creating awareness on food safety and healthy diet.

The focus of the movement is on improving the health and well-being of people by ensuring they eat healthily. ‘Eat Right India’ movement is built on two broad pillars of ‘Eat Healthy’ and ‘Eat Safe’. It aims to engage, excite and enable citizens to improve their health and well-being.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/SSC CGL:

  • FSSAI founded: August 2011.
  • FSSAI Act: Food and Standards Act, 2006.
  • FSSAI Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • FSSAI Chairperson: Rita Teaotia.
  • FSSAI Chief Executive Officer: Shri Pawan Kumar Agarwal.

Source: The Business Standard

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